XC - Installation drawing, diagram instruction
H - The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
sheet, field service drawing, that is identi-
plete repair of the support item is general
fied by manufacturers' part number.
XD - Support items can be requisitioned with jus-
D - The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
plete repair of the support item is the depot
Cannibalization or salvage may be
L - Repair restricted to designated Specialized
used as a source of supply for any
items source coded above except
Z - Non-repairable. No repair is authorized.
those coded XA and aircraft sup-
B - No repair is authorized. The item may be re-
port items as restricted by AR 700-42.
conditioned by adjusting, lubricating, etc.,
at the user level. No parts or special tools
(2) Maintenance code. Maintenance codes are
are procured for the maintenance of this
assigned to indicate the levels of maintenance au-
thorized to USE and REPAIR support items. The
(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes are
maintenance codes are entered in the third and
assigned to support items to indicate the disposition
fourth positions of the Uniform SMR Code Format
action on unserviceable items. The recoverability
code is entered in the fifth position of the uniform
(a) Use (third position). The maintenance code
SMR Code Format as follows-
entered in the third position indicates the lowest
maintenance level authorized to remove, replace,
and use the support item. The maintenance code
Nonrepairable item. When unserviceable, con-
entered in the third position indicates one of the
demn and dispose at the level indicated in
following levels of maintenance.
the first digit of the maintenance code.
O - Repairable item. When uneconomically re-
O - Support item is removed, replaced, used at the
pairable, condemn and dispose at organiza-
organizational level of maintenance.
F - Repairable item. When uneconomically re-
A code "C" may be used in this posi-
pairable, condemn and dispose at the direct
tion to denote crew or operator
maintenance performed within or-
H - Repairable item. When uneconomically re-
g a n i z a t i o n a l maintenance.
pairable, condemn and dispose at the gen-
F - Support item is removed, replaced, used at the
eral support level.
direct support maintenance level.
D - Repairable item. When beyond lower level re-
H - Support item is removed, replaced, used at
pair capability, return to depot. Condemna-
the general support maintenance.
tion and disposal not authorized below depot
D - Support items that are removed, replaced,
used at depot only.
L - Repairable item. Repair, condemnation, and
disposal not authorized below depot/Special-
(b) Repair (fourth position). The maintenance
code entered in the fourth position indicates whether
ized Repair Activity level.
the item is to be repaired and identifies the lowest
A - Item requires special handling or condemna-
maintenance level with the capability to perform
tion procedures because of specific reasons
complete repair (i.e., all authorized maintenance
(i.e., precious metal content, high dollar
functions). When a maintenance code is not used a
value, critical material or hazardous ma-
dash (-) sign is entered. For multi-service equip-
ment/systems or when a code is entered, this position
b. Federal Stock Number. Indicates the Federal
will contain one of the following maintenance codes
stock number assigned to the item and will be used
as assigned by the service(s) that require the code -
for requisitioning purposes.
c. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
and a minimum description required to identify the
O - The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
item. The last line indicates the reference number
plete repair of the support item is the or-
followed by the applicable Federal Supply Code for
g a n i z a t i o n a l level.
Manufacturer (FSCM) in parentheses. The FSCM
F - The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
is used as an element in item identification to desig-
plete repair of the support item is direct
nate manufacturer or distributor or Government