(1) The allowance columns are divded into
Applied to repair parts, (assemblies and
three subcolumns. Indicated in each subcolumn,
opposite the first appearance of each item, is the total
equipment which are considered economically
quantity of items authorized for the number of
reparable at direct and general support
equipments supported. Subsequent appearances of the
maintenance levels. When the Item is no
same item will have the letters "REF" in the applicable
longer economically reparable, It is normally
Items authorized for use as
disposed of at the general support level.
required but not for initial stockage are identified with an
When supply considerations dictate, some of
asterisk in the allowance column.
these repair parts may be listed for automatic
(2) The quantitative allowances for DS/GS
return to supply for depot level repair as set
levels of maintenance will represent initial stockage for a
forth in AR 710-1. When so listed, they will be
30-day period for the number of equipments supported.
replaced by supply on an exchange basis.
(3) Determination of the total quantity of parts
Repair parts, special tools, test equipment, and
required for maintenance of more than 100 of these
assemblies which are economically reparable
equipments can be accomplished by converting the
at DSU and GSU activities and which normally
equipment quantity to a decimal factor by placing a
are furnished by supply on an exchange basis.
decimal point before the next to last digit of the number
When items are determined by a GSU to be
to indicate hundredths, and multiplying the decimal
uneconomically reparable, they will be
factor by the parts quantity authorized in the 51-100
evacuated to a depot for evaluation and
allowance column. Example, authorized allowance for
analysis before final disposition.
51-100 equipments is 40; for 150 equipments multiply 40
Higher dollar value recoverable repair parts,
by 1.50 or 60 parts required.
special tools, and test equipment which are
g. 1-Year Allowance Per 100 Equipments/
subject to special handling and are issued on
Contingency Planning Purposes, Column 8.
an exchange basis.
Such items will be
column indicates opposite the first appearance of each
repaired or overhauled at depot maintenance
item the total quantity required for distribution and
No repair may be
contingency planning purposes. The range of items
accomplished at lower levels.
indicates total quantities of all authorized items required
Repair parts, special tools, and test equipment
to provide fur adequate support of 100 equipments for 1
reclamation units because of precious metal
h. Illustration, Column 10. This column is divided
content, critical materials, high dollar value, or
reusable casings or castings.
(1) Figure Number, Column 10a. Indicates
b. Federal Stock Number, Column 2. This column
the figure number of the illustration it, which the item is
indicates the Federal stock number assigned to the item
and will be used for requisitioning purposes.
(2) Item Number. Column 10b . Indicates
c. Description, Column 3. This column indicates
the callout number used to reference the item is the
the Federal item and any additional description of the
item required. A part number or other reference number
is followed by the applicable five-digit Federal supply
4. Special Information
code for manufacturers in parentheses. Repair parts
a. The following publications pertain to AN-M4D
quantities included in the kits, nets, and assemblies are
shown in front of the repair part name.
d. Unit of Measure (U/M), Column 4. A 2 character
alphabetic abbreviation indicating the amount or quantity
Operator's and Organi-
of the item upon which the allowances are based; e.g.,
ea, pr, it, yd, etc.
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit Column, Column 5.
This column indicates the quantity of the item used in the
tenance Repair Parts
functional group. A "V" appearing in this column in lieu
and Special Tools List
of a quantity indicates that a definite quantity cannot be
Direct Support and
indicated (e.g. shims, spacers, etc,).
f. 30-Day DS/GS
Columns 6 and 7.
b. Parts which require manufacture or assembly at
Allowances in GS column are for GS
a category higher than that authorized for installation will
indicate in the source column the higher category.