Direct support or aviation intermediate is the lowest category that can do complete repair of the item.
General support is the lowest category that can do complete repair of the item.
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 category.
(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 SMR Code as follows:
Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn and dispose of the item at the category of maintenance
shown in the third position of SMR Code.
Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at organizational or aviation
Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at direct support or aviation
Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at general support category.
Reparable 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 (SRA).
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
c. FSCM (Column (3)). The Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM) is a 5-digit numeric code which is
used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency, etc., that supplies the item.
d. Part Number (Column (4)). Indicates the primary number used by the manufacturer (individual, company,
firm, corporation, or Government activity), which controls the design and characteristics of the item by means of its
engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and inspection requirements to identify an item or range of items.
When you use a NSN to requisition an item, the item you receive may have a different part
number from the part ordered.
e. Description and Usable on Code (UOC) (Column (5)). This column includes the following information.
(1) The Federal item name and, when required, a minimum description to identify the item.
(2) The statement "END OF FIGURE" appears just below the last item description in Column (5) for a given
figure in both section II and section I.
Qty (Column (6)). Indicates the quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the illustration figure,
which is prepared for a functional group, subfunctional group, or an assembly. A "V" appearing in this column in lieu of a
quantity indicates that the quantity is variable and the quantity may vary from application to application.
a. National Stock Number (NSN) Index.
(1) Stock number column. This column lists the NSN by National item identification number (NIIN)
sequence. The NIIN consists of the last nine digits of the NSN. When using this column to locate an item, ignore the first
four digits of the NSN. When requisitioning items use the complete NSN (13 digits).
(2) Fig. column. This column lists the number of the figure where the item is identified/located. The
illustrations are in numerical sequence in sections H and m.
(3) Item column. The item number identifies the item associated with the figure listed in the adjacent Fig.
column. This item is also identified by the NSN listed on the same line.
b. Part Number Index. Part numbers in this index are listed by part number in ascending alphameric sequence.
(1) FSCM column. This column lists the Federal supply code for manufacturer (FSCM).
(2) Part number column. This column indicates the part number assigned to the item.
(3) Stock number column. This column lists the National stock number for the associated part number and
manufacturer identified in the part number and FSCM columns to the left.
(4) Fig. column. This column lists the number of the figure where the item is identified/located in sections II