(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes are
the illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional
assigned to support items to indicate the disposition
group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
action on serviceable items. The recoverability code is
4. Special Information
entered in the fifth position of the Uniform SMR Code
a. Usable on codes are shown in the description
format as follows:
column. Uncoded items are applicable to all models.
Identification of the useable on codes used in this
Z-Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn
and dispose at the level indicated in position 3.
H--Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable,
condemn and dispose at the general support level.
D--Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair
capability, return to depot. Condemnation and
disposal not authorized below depot level.
following publications pertain to the
L-Reparable item. Repair, condemnation, and disposal
CP925/TPX46(V) and its components:
not authorized below depot/specialized repair
TM 11-5895-532-34-3, Interrogator Sets
AN/TPX46(V)1, 2, 3, 4, and 6 (Signal
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National
stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
a, When National stock number or part number is
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number used
by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm,
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
corporation, or Government activity), which controls the
the functional group within which the item belongs. This
design and characteristics of the item by means of its
is necessary since illustrations are prepared for
engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and
functional groups and listings are divided into the same
inspection requirements to identify an item or range of
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
functional group to which the item belongs.
When a stock numbered item is
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration and
requisitioned, the repair part received may
note the illustration figure and item number of the item.
have a different part number than the part
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find the
figure and item number noted on the illustration.
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
b. When National stock number or part number is
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB70841/42
which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
Government agency, etc.
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent National
f. Description., Indicates the Federal item name and,
stock number or part number. This index is in NIIN
if required, a minimum description to identify the item.
sequence followed by a list of part numbers in
g. Unit of measure (U/M). Indicates the standard of
alphanumeric sequence, cross-referenced to the
the basic quantity of the listed item as used in performing
illustration figure number and item number.
the actual maintenance function.
This measure is
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation
number, locate the figure and item number in the repair
(e.g., ea, in, pr, etc.). When the unit of measure differs
from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of issue that will
satisfy the required units of measure will be requisitioned.
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on
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