maintenance level with the capability to perform
complete repair (i.e., all authorized maintenance
AO Item to be assembled at organizational level.
functions). When a maintenance code is not used a
AF - Item to be assembled at direct support main-
dash (-) sign is entered. For multiservice
equipmenffsystems or when a code is entered, this
AH -- Item to be assembled at general support main-
position -will contain one of the following mainte-
nance codes as assigned by the service(s) that require
AD - Item to be assembled at depot maintenance
XA Item is not procured or stocked because the
O - The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
requirements for the item will result in the
replacement of the next higher assembly.
plete repair of the support item is the or-
XB -- Item is not procured or stocked. If not avail-
F - The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
able through salvage, requisition.
plete repair of the support item is direct
XC Installation drawing, diagram instruction
sheet, field service drawing, that is identi-
H - The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
fied by manufacturers' part number.
plete repair of the support item is general
XD Support items can be requisitioned with jus-
D - The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
plete repair of the support item is the depot
Cannibalization or salvage may be
used as a source of supply for any
L - Repair restricted to designated Specialized
items source coded above except
those coded XA and aircraft sup-
Z - Nonrepairable. No repair is authorized.
port items as restricted by AR 700-42.
B - No repair is authorized. The item may be re-
(2) Maintenance code. Maintenance codes are
conditioned by adjusting, lubricating, etc.,
assigned to indicate the levels of maintenance
at the user level. No parts or special tools
authorized to USE and REPAIR support items. The
are procured for the maintenance of this
maintenance codes are entered in the third and
fourth positions of the Uniform SMR Code Format as
(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes are
asaigned to support items to indicate the disposition
(a) Use (third position). The maintenance code
action on unserviceable items. The recoverability
entered in the third position indicates the lowest
code is entered in the fifth position of the uniform
maintenance level authorized to remove, replace,
SMR Code Format as follows:
and use the support item. The maintenance code
entered in the third position indicates one of the
Nonrepairable item. When unserviceable, con-
following levels of maintenance.
demn and dispose at the level indicated in
the first digit of the maintenance code.
O - Support item is removed, replaced, used at the
O - Repairable item. When uneconomically re-
organizational level of maintenance.
pairable, condemn and dispose at organiza-
A code "C" may be used in this posi-
F - Repairable item. When uneconomically re-
tion to denote crew or operator
pairable, condemn and dispose at the direct
maintenance performed within or-
ganizational main tenance.
H - Repairable item. When uneconomically re-
F - Support item is removed, replaced, used at the
pairable, condemn and dispose at the gen-
direct support maintenance level.
eral support level.
H - Support item is removed, replaced, used at
D - Repairable item. When beyond lower level re-
the general support maintenance.
pair capability, return to depot. Condemna-
D - Support items that are removed, replaced,
tion and disposal not authorized below depot
used at depot only.
L - Repairable item. Repair, condemnation, and
(b) Repair (fourth position). The maintenance
disposal not authorized below depot/Special-
code entered in the fourth position indicates whether
ized Repair Activity level.
the item is to be repaired and identifies the lowest