performing the actual maintenance function, This
(b) The maintenance code entered in the four.
measure is expressed by a two-character
the position indicates whether the item is to be
repaired and identifies the lowest maintenance level
alphabetical abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc), When
the unit of measure differs from the unit of issue, the
with the capability to perform complete repair (i.e.'
lowest unit of issue that will satisfy the required
all authorized maintenance functions). This position
will contain one of the following maintenance codes:
units of measure will be requisitioned:
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
F- The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on
plete repair of the support item is the direct
the illustration figure, which is prepared for a func-
tional group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
D- The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
4. Special Information
plete repair of the support item is the depot
a. Detailed manufacturing instructions for items
Z- Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
source coded to be manufactured or fabricated are
(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes
found in TM 11-6130-245-14-2, Bulk materials
are assigned to support items to indicate the
required to manufacture items are listed in the Bulk
disposition action on unserviceable items. The
Material Group of this manual.
recoverability code is entered in the fifth position of
b. The following publications pertain to the
the Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
PP-2309C/U and its components:
TM 11-6130-245-14-2, Power Supply PP-
Z- Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, con-
c. National stock numbers (NSN's) that are
demn and dispose at the level indicated in
missing from P source coded items have been ap-
plied for and will be added to this TM by future
F- Reparable item. When uneconomically
change/revision when they are entered in the Army
reparable, condemn and dispose at the direct
Master Data File (AMDF). Until the NSN's are
established and published, submit exception
D- Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair
requisitions to Commander, US Army Com-
capability, return to depot. Condemnation
munications-Electronics Material Readiness Com-
and disposal not authorized below depot level.
mand, and Fort Monmouth ATTN: DRSEL-MM,
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the
Forth Monmouth, NJ 07703 for the part required to
National stock number assigned to the item and will
support your equipment.
be used for requisitioning purposes.
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
d. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
(FSCM). The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed
a. When National stock number or part number is
in SB 708-41/42 which is used to identify the
manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency,
(1) First. Using the table of contents, deter-
mine the functional group within which the item
e. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
belongs. This is necessary since illustrations are
used by the manufacturer (individual, company,
prepared for functional groups and listings are
firm, corporation, or Government activity), which
divided into the same groups.
controls the design and characteristics of the item
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
b y means of its engineering drawings,
functional group to which the item belongs.
standards, and inspection
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration
requirements to identify an item or range of items.
and note the illustration figure and item number of
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing,
When a stock numbered item is
find the figure and item number noted on the
requisitioned, the repair part received
may have a different part number than
b. When National stock number or part number is
the part being replaced.
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
and, if required, a minimum description to identify
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent
National stock number or part number. This index
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard
is in NIIN sequence followed by a list of part num-
of the basic quantity of the listed item as used in