L - Repair restricted to designated Specialized Repair
Cannibalization or salvage may be used as a
source of supply for any items source coded
Z - Non-repairable. No repair is authorized.
above except those coded XA and aircraft
B - No repair is authorized. The item may be re-
support items as restricted by AR 700-42.
conditioned by adjusting, lubricating, etc., at the
(2) Maintenance ,code. Maintenance codes are
user level. No parts or special tools are procured
assigned to indicate the levels of maintenance
for the maintenance of this item.
authorized to USE and REPAIR support items. The
(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes are
maintenance codes are entered in the third and fourth
assigned to support items to indicate the disposition
positions of the Uniform SMR Code Format as follows-
action on unserviceable items. The recoverability code is
(a) Use (third position). The maintenance code
entered in the fifth position of the uniform SMR Code
entered in the third position indicates the lowest
Format as follows-
maintenance level authorized to remove, replace, and
use the support item. The maintenance code entered in
Z - Nonrepairable item. When unserviceable, condemn
the third position indicates one of the following levels of
and dispose at the level indicated in the first digit
of the maintenance code.
O - Repairable item. When uneconomically repairable,
O - Support item is removed, replaced, used at the
condemn and dispose at organizational level.
organizational level of maintenance.
F- Repairable item. When uneconomically repairable,
condemn and dispose at the direct support level.
A code "C" may be used in this position to
H - Repairable item. When uneconomically repairable,
denote crew or operator maintenance performed
condemn and dispose at the general support
within organizational maintenance.
F - Support item is removed, replaced, used at the direct
D - Repairable item. When beyond lower level repair
support maintenance level.
capability, return to depot. Condemnation and
H - Support item is removed, replaced, used at the
disposal not authorized below depot level.
general support maintenance.
L - Repairable item. Repair, condemnation, and disposal
D - Support items that are removed, replaced, used at
not authorized below depot/Specialized Repair
(b) Repair (fourth position). The maintenance code
A - Item requires special handling or condemnation
entered in the fourth position indicates whether the item
procedures because of specific reasons (i.e.,
is to be repaired and identifies the lowest maintenance
precious metal content, high dollar value, critical
level with the capability to perform complete repair (i.e.,
material or hazardous material).
all authorized maintenance functions). When a
b. Federal Stock Number. Indicates the Federal
maintenance code is not used a dash (-) sign is entered.
stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
For multi-service equipment/systems or when a code is
entered, this position will contain one of the following
. c. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and
maintenance codes as assigned by the service(s) that
a minimum description required to identify the item. The
require the code-
last line indicates the reference number followed by the
applicable Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
O - The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
(FSCM) in parentheses. The FSCM is used as an
repair of the support item is the organizational
element in item identification to designate manufacturer
or distributor or Government agency, etc., and is
F - The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
identified in SB 70842.
repair of the support item is direct support.
d. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard or
H - The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
basic quantity by which the listed item is used in
repair of the support item is general support.
performing the actual maintenance function. This
D - The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
repair of the support item is the depot level.
abbreviations; e.g., ea, in, pr, etc., and is the basis