(2) Maintenance code. Indicates the lowest
d. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard of
basic quantity by which the listed item is used in
level of maintenance authorized to install the repair part.
the actual maintenance function.
Capabilities of higher maintenance levels are considered
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
equal or better. Maintenance codes are:
abbreviation, e.g. , ea, in, pr, etc , and is the basis used to
indicate quantities and allowances in subsequent
(3) Recoverability code.
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit.
unserviceable items should be returned for recovery or
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the
Items not coded are non-recoverable.
illustration figure, which is prepared for an assembly
Recoverability codes are:
group, or an assembly. A "V" appearing in this column in
lieu of a quantity indicates that no specific quantity is
applicable, e.g. , shims, spacers, etc.
Repair parts (assemblies and components),
special tools and test equipment which are considered
f. Fifteen-Day Organizational Maintenance Allowances
economically reparable at direct and general support
maintenance levels. When the item is no longer
economically reparable, it is normally disposed of at the
(1) Items authorized for use as required but not
GS level. When supply considerations dictate, some of
for initial stockage are identified with an asterisk in the
these repair parts may be listed for automatic return to
supply for depot level repair as set forth in AR 710-50
When so listed, they will be replaced by supply on an
(2) The allowance columns are divided into
Repair Parts, Special Tools, and Test Equipment and
four subcolumns. Indicated in each subcolumn is the total
assemblies which are economically reparable at DS and
quantity of special tools authorized for the number of
GS activities and which normally are furnished by supply
equipments supported (Not applicable).
on an exchange basis. When items are determined by a
GS to be uneconomically reparable, they will be
evacuated to a depot for evaluation and analysis before
g. Illustration. This column is divided as follows:
High dollar value recoverable repair parts, special tools and
(1) Figure number.
Indicates the figure
test equipment which are subject to special handling and
number of the illustration in which the item is shown.
are issued on an exchange basis Such items will be
repaired or overhauled at depot maintenance activities
(2) Item number. Indicates the callout number
only No repair may be accomplished at lower levels.
used to reference the item on the illustration.
Repair Parts, Special Tools and Test Equipment specifically
selected for salvage by reclamation units because of their
4. Special Information
precious metal content, critical materials, high dollar
value or reusable casings or castings.
a. Usable On codes are included in Column 3 (Not
b. Federal Stock Number. Indicates the Federal
stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
b. The basis of issue for authorized special tools,
test and support equipment is the number of end items of
equipment supported and the number of maintenance
c. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and
personnel allocated to perform the required maintenance
a minimum description required to identify the item. The
last line indicates the reference number followed by the
c. Parts which require manufacture or assembly at a
applicable Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM)
level higher than that authorized for installation will
in parentheses. The FSCM is used as an element m item
indicate in the source column the higher level.
identification to designate manufacturer or distributor or
Government agency, etc., and is identified in SB 708-42.
d. Repair parts kits and gasket sets appear as the
Items that are included in kits and sets are listed below
last entries in the repair parts listing for the group or
the name of the kit or set with quantity. of each item in the
assembly to which they apply.
kit or set indicated in front of the item name