recoverability code is entered in the fifth position of the
NOTE: Cannibalization or salvage may be used as a
Uniform- SFR Code format as follows:
source of supply for any items source coded above
except coded XA, XD, and aircraft support items as
Z Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn and
restricted by AR 700-42.
dispose at the level indicated in position 3.
(2) Maintenance code. Maintenance codes
O Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable,
are assigned to indicate the levels of maintenance
condemn and dispose at organizational level.
authorized to USE and REPAIR support items. The
F Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable,
maintenance codes are entered in the third and fourth
condemn and dispose at the direct support level.
positions of the Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
H Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable,
(a) The maintenance code entered in
condemn and dispose at the general support level.
the third position will indicate the lowest maintenance
D Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair capability,
level authorized to remove, replace, and use the support
return to depot. Condemnation and disposal not
item. The maintenance code entered in the third
authorized below depot level.
position will indicate one of the following levels of
L Reparable item. Repair condemnation, and disposal not
authorized below depot/specialized repair activity level.
A Item requires special handling or condemnation
C Crew or operator maintenance performed within
procedures because of specific reasons (i.e., precious
metal content, high dollar value, critical material or
O Support item is removed, replaced, used at the
manuals/directives for specific instructions.
I Support item is removed. replaced, used by the direct
b. National Stock Number. Indicates the
support element of integrated direct support
National stock number assigned to the item and will be
used for requisitioning purposes.
F Support item removed, replaced, used at the direct support
c. Description. Indicates the National item
name and a minimum description required to identify the
H Support item is removed, replaced, used at the general
item. The last line indicates the reference number
followed by the applicable Federal Supply Code for
D Support items that are removed, replaced, used at depot.
Manufacturer (FSCM) in parentheses. The FSCM is
mobile depot. specialized repair activity only.
used as an element in item identification to designate
NOTE: Codes "I" and "F" will be considered the same by
manufacturer or distributor or Government Agency, etc.,
direct support units.
and is identified in SB 708-42.
(b) The maintenance code entered in
d. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the
the fourth position indicates whether the item is to be
standard or basic quantity by which the listed item is
repaired and identifies the lowest maintenance level
used in performing the actual maintenance function.
with the capability to perform complete repair (i.e., all
This measure is expressed by a two character
authorized maintenance functions). This position will
alphabetical abbreviation, e.g., ea, in, pr, tc., and is the
contain one of the following maintenance codes:
basic used to indicate quantities and allowances in
O The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair
subsequent columns. When the unit of measure differs
of the support item is the organizational level.
from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of issue that will
F The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair
satisfy the required units of measure will be
or the support item is the direct support level.
H The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates
of the support item is the general support level.
the quantity of the item used in the breadout shown in
D The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair
the illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional
of the support item is the depot level, performed by
group, subfunction group, or an assembly. A "V"
Anniston Army Depot.
appearing in this column in lieu of a quantity indicates
L Repair restricted to designated specialized repair activity.
that no specific quantity is applicable, e.g., shims,
Z Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
B No repair is authorized. The item may be reconditioned by
f. Allowance Columns.
adjusting. lubricating. etc. at the user level. No parts or
columns are left blank intentionally. The maintenance
special tools are procured for the maintenance of this
level code indicates that the item is authorized for use at
DS, GS, and Depot parts will be
(3) Recoverability code.
requisitioned on an "as required" basis until authorized
codes are assigned to support items to indicate the
stockage levels are established based on demand
disposition action on unserviceable items. The