-Specialized repair activity (designate the specialized repair activity) is the lowest category that
can do complete repair of the item.
-Depot is the lowest category that can do complete repair of the item.
-Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
-No repair is authorized. (No parts or special tools are authorized for the maintenance of a "B"
coded item). However, the item may be reconditioned by adjusting, lubricating, etc., at the user
(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes are assigned to items to indicate the disposition action on
unserviceable items The recoverability code is entered in the fifth position of the SAMR Code as follows:
-Non reparable Item. When unserviceable, condemn and dispose of the item at the category of
maintenance shown in the third position of SMRR Code.
-Reparable item. When uneconomically repairable, condemn and (dispose of the item at
organizational or aviation unit category.
-Reparable item. When uneconomically repairable, condemn and dispose of the item at direct
support or aviation intermediate category.
-Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at general
-Repairable item. When beyond lower category repair capability, return to depot. Condemnation
and disposal of item not authorized below depot category.
-Reparable item. Condemnation and disposal not authorized below specialized repair activity
-Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures because of specific reasons (e.g.,
precious metal content, high dollar value, critical material, or hazardous material). Refer to
appropriate manuals/directives for specific instructions.