e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates
level of maintenance authorized to install the re-
the quantity of the item used in the breakout shown
pair part and/or use the special tool or test equip-
on the illustration figure, which is prepared for an
ment for each application. Capabilities of higher
assembly group or an assembly. A "V" appearing in
maintenance levels are considered equal or better.
this column in lieu of a quantity indicates that no
Maintenance codes are:
specific quantity is applicable, e.g., shims, spacers,
f. Fifteen-Day Organizational Maintenance
(3) Recoverability code indicates whether un-
(1) Items authorized for use as required but
serviceable items should be returned for recovery or
not for initial stockage are identified with an aster-
salvage. Items not coded are nonrecoverable. Recov-
isk in the allowance column.
erability codes are:
(2) The allowance columns are divided into
Repair parts (assemblies and components), special
four subcolumns. Indicated in each subcolumn is
tools, and test equipment which are considered eco-
the total quantity of special tools authorized for the
nomically reparable at direct and general support
maintenance levels. When the item is no longer eco-
number of equipments supported. (Not applicable).
nomically reparable, it is normally disposed of at
g. Illustration. This column is divided as fol-
the GS level. When supply considerations dictate,
some of these repair parts may be listed for auto-
matic return to supply for depot level repair as set
(1) Figure number. Indicates the figure
forth in AR 710-50. When so listed, they will be re-
number of the illustration in which the item is
placed by supply on an exchange basis.
Repair parts, special tools, tools, equipment, and as-
semblies which are economically reparable at DS
(2) Item number. Indicates the callout num-
and GS activities and which normally are furnished
ber used to reference the item on the illustration.
by supply on an exchange basic. When items are de-
termined by a GS to be economically reparable, they
will be evacuated to a depot for evaluation and
analysis before final disposition.
High dollar value recoverable repair parts, special
a. The basis of issue for authorized special tools,
tools, and test equipment which are subject to spe-
test, and support equipment is the number of end
cial handling and are issued on an exchange basic.
items of equipment supported and the number of
Such items will be repaired or overhauled at depot
maintenance activities only. No repair may be ac-
maintenance personnel allocated to perform the re-
complished at lower levels.
quired maintenance operations.
Repair parts, special tools, and test equipment spe-
b. Parts which require manufacture or assembly
cifically selected for salvage by reclamation units
because of their precious metal content, critical ma-
at a level higher than that authorized for installa-
terials, high dollar value, or reusable casings or
tion will indicate in the source column the higher
b. Federal Stock Number. Indicates the Fed-
eral stock number assigned to the item and will be
How to Locate Repair Parts
used for requisitioning purposes.
c. Description. Indicates the Federal item
a When Federal stock number or reference
name and a minimum description required to iden-
number is unknown:
tify the item. The last line indicates the reference
(1) Using the table of contents, determine the
number followed by the applicable Federal Supply
assembly group within which the repair part be-
Code for Manufacturer (FSCM) in parentheses. The
longs. This is necessary since illustrations are pre-
FSCM is used as an element in item identification
pared for assembly groups, and listings are divided
to designate manufacturer or distributor or Govern-
into the same groups.
ment agency, etc., and is identified in SB 708-42.
(2) Find the illustration covering the assem-
Items that are included in kits and sets are listed
bly group to which the repair part belongs.
below the name of the kit or set with quantity of
(3) Identify the repair part on the illustration
each item in the kit or set indicated in front of the
and note the illustration figure and item number of
the repair part.
d. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the stan-
(4) Using the repair parts listing, find the as-
dard or basic quantity by which the listed item is
sembly group to which the repair part belongs and
used in performing the actual maintenance func-
locate the illustration figure and item number
tion. This measure is expressed by a two-character
noted on the illustration.
alphabetical abbreviation, e.g., ea, in, pr, etc., and is
b. When the Federal stock number or reference
the basis used to indicate quantities and allowances
number is known:
in subsequent columns.
(1) Using the Index of Federal Stock Numbers