support for the life of the equipment. It is applied
to an item peculiar to the equipment which be-
cause of probable discontinuance of shutdown
I-Support item is removed, replaced, used by the direct
facilities would prove uneconomical to reproduce
support element of intergrated direct support
at a later time.
KD-An item of depot overhaul/repair and not purchased
F-Support item is removed, replaced, used at the direct
separately. Depot Kit defined as a kit that provides
items required at the time of overhaul or repair.
H-Support item is removed, replaced, and used at the
RF-AN item of a maintenance kit and not purchased
general support level.
separately. Maintenance kit defined as a kit that
D-Support items that are removed, replaced, used at
provides an item that can be replaced at organi-
depot, mobile depot, Specialized Repair Activity
zational or intermediated levels of maintenance.
RB-Item included in both a depot overhaul/repair kit
and a maintenance kit.
MO-Item to be manufactured or fabricated at organiza-
Codes "I" and "F" will be considered the same by
direct support units.
MF-Item to be manufactured or fabricated at direct
REPAIR (FOURTH POSITION): The mainten-
support maintenance level.
ance code entered in the fourth position indicates
MH-Item to be manufactured or fabricated at general
support maintenance level.
whether the item is to be repaired and identifies
MD-Item to be manufactured at depot maintenance level.
the lowest maintenance level with the capability
AO-Item to be assembled at organization level.
to perform complete repair (i.e., all authorized
AF-Item to be assembled at direct support maintenance
maintenance functions). This position will con-
tain one of the following maintenance codes:
AH-Item to be assembled at general support maintenance
O-The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
AD-Item to be assembled at depot maintenance level.
repair of the support item is the organizational
XA-Item is not procured or stocked because the re-
quirements for the item will result in the replace-
F-The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
ment of the next higher assembly.
repair of the support item is direct support level.
XB-Item is not procured or stocked. If not available
H-The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
through salvage, requisition.
repair of the support item is general support level
XD-Support item that is not stocked. `When required,
D-The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
item will be procured through normal supply
repair of the support item is the depot level, per*
formed by Lexington Army Depot.
L-Repair restricted to designated Specialized Repair
Cannibalization or salvage may be used
Z-Nonrepairable. No repair is authorized.
as a source of supply for any items
D-No repair is authorized. The item may be recond-
source coded above except those coded
itioned by adjusting, lubricating, etc., at the w
XA, XD, and aircraft support items as
level. No parts or special tools are procured for
restricted by AR 700-42.
the maintenance of this item.
(2) Maintenance code. Maintenance codes
(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes
are assigned to indicate the levels of mainten-
are assigned to support items to indicate the dis-
ance authorized to USE and REPAIR support
position action on unserviceable items. The re-
items. The maintenance codes are entered in the
coverability code is entered in the fifth position
third and fourth positions of the Uniform SMR
of the Uniform SMR Code Format as follows:
Code Format as follows: USE (THIRD POSI-
TION): The maintenance code entered in the
Z-Non-repairable item. When unserviceable, condemn
third position indicates the lowest maintenance
and dispose at the level indicated in the position
level authorized to remove, replace, and use the
support item. The maintenance code entered in
O-Repairable item. When uneconomically repairable,
the third position indicates one of the following
condemn and dispose at organizational level.
levels of maintenance.
F-Repairable item. When uneconomically repairable,
condemn and dispose at the direct support level.
H-Repairable item. When uneconomically repairable,
C-Crew or operator maintenance performed within
condemn and dispose at the general support level.