a different part number than the part
Codes "I" and "F" will be Considered the
same by direct support units.
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
(FSCM). The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code
(b) The maintenance code entered in the
listed in SB 708-42 which is used to identify the
fourth position indicates whether the item is to be
manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency,
repaired and identifies the lowest maintenance
level with the capability to perform complete re-
pair (i.e., all authorized maintenance functions).
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
This position will contain one of the following
and, if required, a minimum description to identify
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the stand-
F--The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
ard of the basic quantity of the listed item as used
plete repair of the support item is the di-
in performing the actual maintenance function.
rect support level.
This measure is expressed by a two-character al-
D-The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
phabetical abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc). When
plete repair of the support item is the depot
the unit of measure differs from the unit of issue,
level, performed by depot.
the lowest unit of issue that will satisfy the
Z-Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
required units of measure will be requisitioned
(3) Recoverability code. R e c o v e r a b i l i t y
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
codes are assigned to support items to indicate the
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown
disposition action on unserviceable items. The re-
on the illustration figure, which is prepared for
coverability code is entered in the fifth position of
a functional group, subfunctional group, or an
the Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
assembly. A "V" appearing in this column in lieu
of a quantity indicates that no specific quantity is
applicable (e.g., shims, spacers, etc.).
Z --Nonreparable item. When unserviceable,
4. Special Information
condemn and dispose at the level indicated
in position 8.
a. Bulk materials required to manufacture items
F--Reparable item. When uneconomically repara-
are listed in the Bulk Material Group of TM
ble, condemn and dispose at the direct sup-
b. The following publications pertain to the
D-Reparable item. When beyond lower level re-
AN/TPX-50 and its components:
pair capability, return to depot. Condemna-
tion and disposal not authorized below
TM 11-6896-687-12, Interrogator Set AN/TPX-
T M 11-5896-687-35-l, Interrogator Set AN/
L-Reparable item. Repair, condemnation, and
disposal not authorized below depot/spe-
cialized repair activity level.
T M 11-5896-687-35-2, Interrogator Set AN/
TPX-50 (Signal Processor CP-936/TPX-50).
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the Na-
T M 11-5895-687-35-3, Interrogator Set AN/
tional stock number assigned to the item and will
T P X - 5 0 (Electrical Synchronizer SN-421/
be used for requisitioning purposes.
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
T M 11-5895-687-35-4, Interrogator Set AN/
used by the manufacturer (individual, company,
T P X - 5 0 (Receiver-Transmitter, Radio RT-
firm, corporation, or Government activity), which
controls the design and characteristics of the item
T M 11-5895-687-20P, Interrogator Set AN/
by means of its engineering drawings, specifica-
tions, standards, and inspection requirements to
TM 11-5895-687-34P-2, Signal Processor CP-
identify an item or range of items.
TM 11-5895-687-34P-3, Synchronizer, Electrical
TM 11-5895-687-34P-4, Receiver-Transmitter,
When a stock numbered item is requisi-
tioned, the repair part received may have