issue that will satisfy the required units of measure will
are assigned to support items to indicate the disposition
action on unserviceable items. The recoverability code
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
is entered in the fifth position of the Uniform SMR Code
format as follows:
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the
illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional
groDp,fisubfunctional group, or an assembly.
u e nition
4. Special Information
Nonreparable item. When
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unserviceable, condemn and dispose at the level
indicated in position 3.
Reparable item. When beyond lower level
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
repair capability, return to depot. Condemnation and
a. When National stock number or part number
not authorized below depot level.
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the
(1) First. Using the table of contents,
National stock number assigned to the item and will be
determine the functional group within which the item
used for requisitioning purposes.
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
belongs. This is necessary since illustrations are
prepared for functional groups and listings are divided
used by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm,
into the same groups.
corporation, or Government activity), which controls the
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering
design and characteristics of the item by means of its
the functional group to which the item belongs.
engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and
(3) Third. Identify the item on the
inspection requirements to identify an item or range of
illustration and note the illustration figure and item
number of the item.
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing,
When a stock numbered item is
requisitioned, the repair part received
find the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
b. When National stock number or part number
may have a different part number
than the part being replaced.
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
(FSCM). The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent National
SB 708-42 which is used to identify the manufacturer,
stock number or part number. This index is in NIIN
distributor, or Government agency, etc.
sequence followed by a list of part numbers in
f Description. Indicates the Federal item name
alphameric sequence, cross-referenced to the
and, if required, a minimum description to identify the
illustration figure number and item number.
(2) Second. After finding the figure and
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the
item number, locate the figure and item number in the
standard of the basic quantity of the listed item as used
repair parts list.
in performing the actual maintenance function. This
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc.). When the unit of
measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of
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