-Crew or operator maintenance done within organizational maintenance.
-Organizational category can remove, replace, and use the item.
(b) The maintenance code entered in the fourth position tells you whether or not the item is to be repaired and
identifies the level maintenance category with the capability to do complete repair (i.e., perform a authorized repair
functions). (NOTE: Some limited repair may be done on the item at a lower category of maintenance, if authorized by the
Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC) and SMR codes.) This position will contain one of the following maintenance codes.
-Organizational is the lowest category that can do complete repair of the item.
-Direct support 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 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
(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 3d position of SMR code.
-Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at
-Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the direct
-Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable condemn and dispose of the item at the
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.
-item requires special handing or condemnation procedures because of specific reasons (i.e.,
precious metal content, high dollar value, critical material or hazardous material). Refer to
appropriate manuals/directives for specific instructions.
c. NATIONAL STOCK NUMBER (Column (3)).
Lists the National Stock Number (NSN) assigned to the item. Use the NSN for requisitions.
d. FSCM (Column (4)). The Federal Supplement 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
e. PART NUMBER (Column (5)). Indicates the primary number used by the manufacturer (individual,