pose because essentiality dictates that a
This manual lists spares and repair parts; special
tools; special test, measurement, and diagnostic
minimum quantity be available in the sup-
equipment (TMDE), and other special support equip-
PC Item procured and stocked and which other-
ment required for performance of organizational
wise would be coded PA except that it is
maintenance of the AN/ARC-164(V)12 and AN/
deteriorative in nature.
ARC-164(V)16. It authorizes the requisitioning and
PD Support item, excluding support equipment,
issue of spares and repair parts as indicated by the
procured for initial issue or outfitting and
source and maintenance codes.
stocked only for subsequent or additional
initial issues or outfittings. Not subject to
This Repair Parts and Special Tools List is divided
PE Support equipment procured and stocked for
into the following sections:
initial issue or outfitting to specified mainte
a. Section II. Repair Parts List. A list of spares
nance repair activities.
and repair parts authorized for use in the perform-
P F Support equipment which will not be stocked
ance of maintenance. The list also includes parts
but which will be centrally procured on de-
which must be removed for replacement of the autho-
rized parts. Parts lists are composed of functional
PG-- Item procured and stock to provide for sus-
groups in numeric sequence, with the parts in each
tained support for the life of the equipment.
group listed in figure and item number sequence.
It is applied to an item peculiar to the equip-
b. Section III. Special Tools List. Not applicable.
ment which, because of probable discontinu-
c. Section IV. National Stock Number and Part
ance or shutdown of production facilities,
Number Index. A list, in National item identification
would prove uneconomical to reproduce at a
number (NIIN) sequence, of all National stock num-
bers (NSN) appearing in the listings, followed by a
KD-- An item of a depot overhaul/repair and not
list, in alphanumeric sequence, of all part numbers ap-
purchased separately. Depot kit defined as a
pearing in the listings. National stock numbers and
kit that provides items required at the time
part numbers are cross-referenced to each illustra-
of overhaul or repair.
tion figure and item number appearance.
KF An item of a maintenance kit and not pur-
3. Explanation of Columns
chased separately. Maintenance kit defined
as a kit that provides an item that can be
a. Illustration. This column is divided as follows:
replaced at organizational or intermediate
(1) Figure number. Indicates the figure number
levels of maintenance.
of the illustration on which the item is shown.
KB Item included in both a depot overhaul/repair
(2) Item number. The number used to identify
kit and a maintenance kit.
item called out in the illustration.
MO Item to be manufactured or fabricated at the
b. Source, Maintenance, and Recoverability (SMR)
MF Item to be manufactured or fabricated at the
(1) Source code. Source codes indicate the man-
direct support maintenance level.
ner of acquiring support items for maintenance, re-
MH Item to be manufactured or fabricated at the
pair, or overhaul of end items. Source codes are en-
general support maintenance level.
tered in the first and second positions of the Uniform
MD Item to be manufactured or fabricated at the
SMR Code format as follows:
depot maintenance level.
AO-- Item to be assembled at organization level.
PA Item procured and stocked for anticipated or
AF Item to be assembled at direct support main-
PB Item procured and stocked for insurance pur-