forwarded to Commanding General, U.S. Army
stockage are identified with an asterisk in the allowance
Electronics Command, ATTN: AMSEL-ME-NMP-EM,
Fort Monmouth, N.J., 07703 for exception or revision to
the allowance list. Revisions to the range of items
j. Illustrat ions.
authorized will be made by the USAECOM National
Maintenance Point based upon engineering experience,
(1) Figure number. Indicates the figure
demand data, or TAERS information.
number of the illustration in which the item is shown.
g. 30-Day DS/GS Maintenance Allowances.
(2) Item number or reference designation.
Indicates the reference designation used to identify the
item in the illustration.
Allowances in GS Column are for GS
C-4. Special information
Repair parts mortality is computed from failure rates
(1) The allowance columns are divided into
derived from experience factors with ,the individual parts
three subcolumns. Indicated in each subcolumn,
in a variety of equipments. Variations in the specific
opposite the first appearance of each item, is the total
application and periods of use of electronics equipment,
quantity of items authorized for the number of
the fragility of electronic piece parts, plus intangible
equipments supported. Subsequent appearances of the
material and quality factors intrinsic to the manufacture
same item will have the letters "REF" in the applicable
of electronic parts, do not permit mortality to be based
allowance columns. Items authorized for use as
on hours of end item use. However, long periods of
required, but not for initial stockage, are identified with
continuous use under adverse conditions are likely to
an asterisk in the allowance column.
increase repair parts mortality.
(2) The quantitative allowances for DS/GS
C-5. Location of Repair Parts
levels of maintenance will represent initial stockage for a
30-day period for the number of equipments supported.
a. This appendix contains two cross reference
indexes (see V. and see VI) to be used to locate a
(3) Determination of the total quantity of parts
repair part when either the Federal stock number,
required for maintenance of more than 100 of these
reference number (manufacturer's part number), or
equipments can be accomplished by converting the
reference designation is known. The first column in
equipment quantity to a decimal factor by placing a
each index is prepared in numerical or alphanumeric
decimal point before the next to last digit of the number
sequence in ascending order. Where a Federal stock
to indicate hundredths, and multiplying the decimal
factor by the parts quantity authorized in the 51-100
allowance column. Example, authorized allowance for
51-100 equipments is 40; for 150 equipments multiply 40
b. When the Federal stock number or reference
by 1.50 or 60 parts required.
number is known, follow the procedures given in (1.) and
h. 1-Year Allowances Per 100
Equipments/Contingency Planning Purposes . Indicates
opposite the first appearance of each item the total
quantity required for distribution and contingency
numbers) and note the applicable figure and reference
planning purposes. The range of items indicates total
quantities of all authorized items required to provide for
adequate support of 100 equipments for one year.
(2) When the reference designation is
determined, refer to the reference designation index (sec
i. Depot Maintenance Allowance Per 100
The reference designations are listed
Equipments. Indicates opposite the first appearance of
alphanumeric ascending order and are cross referenced
each item the total quantity authorized for depot
to the page number on which they appear in the repair
maintenance of 100 equipments. Subsequent
appearances of the same item will have the letters
noted in the index and locate the reference designation
"REF" in the allowance column. Items authorized for
in the repair parts list (col. 7b, Repair Parts for
use as required but not for initial
Organizational Maintenance or co]. 10b, Repair Parts
for Direct Support, General Support and Depot Main-