reparable at DS and GS activities and which
Repair Parts, Special Tools and Test Equip- ment
normally are furnished by supply on an ex- change
which are not stocked and have no foreseen
basis. When items are determined by a GSU to be
mortality. The indicated maintenance level requiring
uneconomicaily reparable, they will be evacuated to
such repair , parts will attempt to obtain the parts
a depot for evaluation and analysis before final
through cannibalization or salvage. The item may be
requisitioned with exception data, from the end item
manager for immediate use.
High dollar value recoverable repair parts, special
tools and test equipment which are subject to
Major assemblies that are procured with PEMA funds
special handling and are issued on an exchange
for initial issue only as ex- change assemblies at DS
basis. Such items will be repaired or overhauled at
and GS level. These assemblies will not be stocked
depot maintenance activities only. No repair may be
above DS and GS level or returned to depot supply
accomplished at lower levels.
and Test Equipment
specifically selected for salvage by reclamation units
because of precious metal content,
Cannibalization or salvage may be used as a
materials, high dollar value or re- usable casings or
source of supply for any items source coded
above except those coded Xl and aircraft support
items as restructed by AR 700-42.
b. Federal Stock Number.
Indicates the Federal
stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
(2) Maintenance Code. Indicates the lowest level of
maintenance authorized to install the repair part and/or use
the special tool or test equipment for each application.
c. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and
Capabilities or higher maintenance categories are considered
a minimum description required to identify the item. The last
equal or better. Maintenance codes are:
line indicates the reference number followed by the applicable
Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM) in
parentheses. The FSCM is used as an element in item
identification to designate manufacturer or distributor or
Government agency, etc., and is identified in SB 708-42.
Direct Support maintenance
Items that are included in kits and sets are listed below the
General Support maintenance
name of the kit or set with quantity of each item in the kit or
set indicated in front of the item name.
(3) Recoverability Code.
d. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard or
unserviceable items should be returned for recovery or
basic quantity by which the listed item is used in performing
salvage. Items not coded are nonrecoverable. Recoverability
the actual maintenance function. This measure is expressed
by a two-character alphabetical abbreviations, e.g., ea, in,
pr, etc., and is basis used to indicate quantities and
allowances in subsequent columns.
Repair Parts (assemblies and components), special
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit.
tools and test equipment which are considered
indicates the quantity of the item used in the assembly group.
economically reparable at direct and general support
An "AR" appearing in this column in lieu of a quantity indicates
maintenance levels. When the item is no longer
that a definite quantity cannot be indicated (e.g., shim.s,
economically reparable, it is normally disposed of at
the GS level. When supply consideration dictate,
some of the repair parts may be listed for automatic
30-Day DS/GS Maintenance Allowances.
return to supply for depot level repair as set forth in
AR 710-50. When so listed, they will be replaced by
(1) Items authorized for use as required but not for
supply on an exchange basis.
initial stockage are identified with an asterisk in the allowance
Repair Parts, Special Tools, Test Equipment and
(2) The allowance columns are divided into three
subcolumns. The quantitative allowance of special tools for
DS/GS levels of maintenance will represent initial stockage for
a 30-day period for the number of equipment's supported.