When items are determined by a GSU to
Parts and assemblies that are not procure stocked
uneconomically reparable at DS and GS
because the failure rate is normally low that of
activities and which normally are furnished by
the applicable end item or component. The
supply on an exchange basis. When items are
failure of such part or assembly should result
determined by a GSU to be uneconomically
in retirement of the end from the supply
reparable, they will be evacuated to a depot for
evaluation and analysis before final disposition.
Repair Parts which are not procured or stocked.
High dollar value recoverable repair parts, special
The requirement for such items will be by the
tools and test equipment which are subject to
next higher assembly or component.
special handling and are issued on an exchange
X2 Repair parts, Special Tools and Test Equipment
basis. Such items will be repaired or overhauled
which are not stocked and have no foreseen
at depot maintenance activities only. No repair
mortality. The indicated maintenance level
may be accomplished at lower levels.
requiring such repair parts will attempt obtain
U Repair Parts, Special Tools and Test Equipment
the parts through cannibalization or salvage,
specifically selected for salvage by reclamation
The item may be requisitioned, with exception
units because of precious metal content, critical
data, from the end item manage immediate
materials, high dollar value or reusable casings
Major assemblies that are procured with P1 funds
for initial issue only ads exchange assemblies
b. Federal Stock Number. Indicates the Federal
at DS and GS level. These assemblies will not
stock Number assigned to the item and will be used for
be stocked above the DS and GS or returned
to depot supply level.
c. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
and a minimum description required to identify the item.
Cannibalization or salvage may be used as a
The last line indicates the reference number followed by
source of supply for any items source coded
the applicable Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
above except those coded XI and aircraft sup-
(FSCM) in parentheses. The FSCM is used as an
port items as restricted by AR 700-42.
element in item identification to designate manufacturer
(2) Maintenance code. Indicates the lowest level of
or distributor or Government agency, etc., and is
identified in SB 70842. Items that are included in kits
maintenance authorized to install the pair part and/or
and sets are listed below the name of the kit or set with
use the special tool or test equipment for each
quantity of each item is the kit or set indicated in front of
application. Capabilities of higher maintenance levels
the item name.
are considered equal or better. Maintenance codes are:
d. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the
standard or basic quantity by which the listed item is
used in performing the actual maintenance function.
Direct Support Maintenance
This measure is expressed by a two-character
(3) Recoverability code.
alphabetical abbreviation, e.g., ea, pr, etc, and is the
unserviceable items should be returned for recovery or
basis used to indicate quantities and allowances in
salvage. Items not coded are nonrecoverable.
Recoverability codes are:
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. . Indicates the
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the
Repair parts, (assemblies and components),
illustration figure, which is prepared for a assembly
special tools and test equipment which are
group or an assembly. A "V" appearing in this column in
covered economically reparable at direct and
lieu of an quantity indicates that no specific quantity is
general support maintenance levels. When the
applicable, e.g., shims, spacers, etc.
is no longer economically reparable, it is
normally disposed of at the GS level. When
f. 15-Day Organizational Maintenance Allowances.
supply considerations dictate, some of these re
parts may be listed for automatic return to
(1) Items authorized for use as required but not for
supply for depot level repair as set forth AR
initial stockage are identified with an asterisk in the
710-50. When so listed, they will be placed by
supply on an exchange basis.
(2) The allowance columns are divided into four
Repair Parts, Special Tools, Test Equipment
subcolumns. Indicated in each subcolumn is the total
assemblies which are economically reparable
quantity of special tools authorized for the number of
DS and GS activities and which normally
equipments supported. (Not applicable).
furnished by supply on an exchange basis.