Repair parts, special tools, and test equipment
economically reparable at DSU and GSU
which are not stocked and have no foreseen
activities and which normally are furnished
mortality. The indicated
by supply on an exchange basis. When
category requiring such repair parts will
items are determined by a GSU to be
attempt to obtain the parts through
uneconomically reparable, they will be
cannibalization or salvage. The item may
evacuated to a depot for evaluation and
be requisitioned with exception data, from
analysis before final disposition.
the end item manager, for immediate use.
Higher dollar value recoverable repair parts,
Major assemblies that are procured with PEMA
special tools, and test equipment which are
funds for initial issue only as exchange
subject to special handling and ..re issued
assemblies at DSU and GSU level. These
on an exchange basis. Such items will be
assemblies will not be stocked above the
repaired or overhauled
DS and GS level or returned to depot supply
maintenance activities only. No repair may':
be accomplished at lower levels.
Repair parts, special tools and test equipment
specifically selected for salvage by
Cannibalization or salvage may
reclamation units because of precious metal
be used as a source of supply for
content, critical materials, high dollar value
any items source coded above
or reusable casings or castings.
except those coded X1 and
b. Federal Stock Number. Indicates the Federal
restricted by AR -700-42.
stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
requisitioning purposes. Items source coded A, M, X1,
(2) Maintenance code indicates the lowest
or X2 are not assigned a Federal stock number.
category of maintenance authorized to install the listed
c. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
item. The maintenance level codes are:
and any additional description of the item required.
(1) Reference number and manufacturer's
Crew or operator maintenance
code. Indicates a part number or other reference
number for the listed item followed by the applicable
Direct support maintenance
five-digit Federal supply code for manufacturers, in
(3) Recoverability code indicates
(2) Usable on code. Not applicable.
whether unserviceable items should be returned for
d. Unit of Measure (U/M). A two-character
recovery or salvage. Items not coded are
alphabetical abbreviation indicating the amount or
nonrecoverable. Recoverability codes are:
quantity of the item upon which the allowances are
based (e.g., FT, EA, PR).
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
quantity of the item used in the assembly. A "V"
Applied to repair parts (assemblies and
appearing in this column in lieu of a quantity indicates
components), special tools and test
that a definite quantity cannot be indicated.
economically reparable at direct and
general support maintenance levels. When
(1) The allowance column is divided into four
the item is no longer economically
subcolumns. Indicated in each subcolumn, opposite the
reparable, it is normally disposed of at the
first appearance of each item, is the total quantity of
When supply considerations
items authorized for the number of equipments
dictate, some of these repair parts may be
supported. Subsequent appearances of the same item
listed for automatic return to supply for
will have the letters "REF" in the allowance columns.
depot level repair as set forth in AR 710-50.
Items authorized for use as required but not for initial
When so listed, they will be replaced by
stockage are identified with an asterisk * in the
supply on an exchange basis.
Repair parts, special tools, test equipment and
assemblies which are