the item. Items that are included in kite and sets are
(b) The maintenance code entered in the fourth
listed below the name of the kit or set with the
position indicates whether the item is to be repaired
quantity of each item in the kit or set indicated in the
and identifles the lowest maintenance level with the
quantity incorporated in unit column.
capibility to Perform complete repair (i.e., all autho-
g. Unit of Mauure (U/M). Indicates the standard
rized maintenance functions). This position will con-
of the basic quantity of the listed item as used in
tain one of the following maintenance Codes:
performing the actual maintenance function. This
H--The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
measure is expressed by a two-characteralphabetical
repair of the support item is the general support
abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc). When the unit of
measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit
D-The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
of issue that will satisfy the required units of measure
repair of the support item is the depot level.
will be requisitioned.
Z-Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
(3) Recoverability Code. Recoverability codes are
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on .
assigned t0 support items toindicate the disposition
the illustration figure, which is prepared for a func-
action on unserviceable items. The recoverability
tional group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
Code is entered in tbe fifth position of tbe uniform
SMR Code format as follows:
4. Spocial Information
Z-Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, c o n -
a. Detailed assembly instructions for items source
demn and dispose at the level indicated in position
coded to be assembled are found in TM 11-5821-260-
34-1 (to be published). Assembly components are
listed immediately following the item to be
Irreparable item. When beyond lower level repair
capability, return to depot. Condemnation and
disposal not authorized below depot level.
b. The following publications pertain to the AN/
L-Reparable item. Repair, condemnation, and dis-
ARC-115A(V)1 and its components:
posal not authorized below depot/specialized repair
(1) TM 11-5821-260-12-1, Radio Set AN/ARC-
A--Item requires special banding or condemnation
(2) TM 11-5821-260-20P-1, Radio Set AN/ARC-
procedures because of specific reasons (i.e., pre-
cious metal content, high dollar value, critical
(3) TM 11-6821-260-34-1, Radio Set AN/ARC-
material or hazardous material). Refer to appropri-
115A(V)1 (to be published).
ate manuals/directives for specific instructions.
c. National stack numbers (NSN'S) that are missing
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National
from P source coded items have been applied for and
stock number assigned to the item and will be used
will be added to this TM by future change/revision
for requisitioning purposes.
when they are entered in the Army Master Data File
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
(AMDF). Until the NSN'S are established and pub-
used by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm,
lished, submit exception requisitions to: Commander,
corporation, or Government activity), which controls
US Army Communications and Electronics Materiel
the design and characteristics of the item by means of
Readiness Command, ATTN: DRSEL-MM, Fort
its engineering drawings, specifications, standards,
Monmouth, NJ 07703 for the part required to support
and inspection requirements to identify an item or
range of items.
When a stock numbered item is requis-
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
itioned, the repair part received may have a
a. When National stock number or part number is
different part number than the part being
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
the functional group within which the item belongs.
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB 708-
This is necessary since illustrations are prepared for
42 which is used to identify the manufacturer, distrib-
functional groups and listings are divided into the
utor, or Government agency, etc.
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
functional group to which the item belongs.
and, if required, a minimum description to identify