(1) The allowance columns are divided into
Repair parts, special tools, test equipment and
Indicated in each subcolumn,
assemblies which are economically reparable
opposite the first appearance of each item, is the total
at DSU and GSU activities and which
quantity of items authorized for the number of
normally are furnished by supply on an
equipments supported. Subsequent appearances of the
exchange basis. When items are determined
same item will have the letters "REF" in the applicable
by a GSU to be uneconomically reparable,
Items authorized for use as
they will be evacuated to a depot for
required but not for initial stockage are identified with an
evaluation and analysis be fore final
asterisk in the allowance column.
(2) The quantitative allowances for DS (CS,
High dollar value recoverable repair parts, special
levels of maintenance will represent initial stockage for
tools and test equipment which are subject to
a 30-day period for the number of equipments
special handling and are issued on an
exchange basis. Such items wil1 be
(3) Determination of the total quantity of parts required
evacuated to the depot for overhaul or final
for maintenance of more than 100 of these equipments
disposition. This criteria is interpreted as
can be accomplished by converting the equipment
including items like engines even though
quantity to a decimal factor by placing a decimal point
minor adjustments/'repairs are authorized at
before the next to last digit of the number to indicate
hundredths and multiplying the decimal factor by the
Electronics and Missile Support Items will be
parts quantity authorized in the 51 100 allowance
repaired/overhauled only at depots.
column. Example: authorized allowance for 51100
Repair parts, special tools and test equipment
equipments is 40; for 1.50 equipments multiply 40 by
specifically selected for salvage by reclamation
1.50 or 60 parts required.
units because of precious metal content,
g. 1-Year Allowances Per 100 Equipments
critical materials, high dollar value or reusable
Contingency Planning Purposes, Column 8.
casings or castings.
column indicates opposite the first appearance of each
b. Federal Stock Number, Column 2.
item the total quantity required for distribution and
column indicates the Federal Stock Number assigned to
contingency planning purposes. The range of items
the item and will be used for requisitioning purposes.
indicates total quantities of all authorized items required
c. Description, Column 3. This column indicates
to provide for adequate support of 100 equipments for
the Federal item name and any additional description of
the item required. The abbreviation "w / e" "when used
h. Depot Maintenance Allowance Per 100
as a part of the nomenclature, indicates the Federal
Equipments, Column 9. This column indicates opposite
includes all armament, equipment,
the first appearance of each item, the total quantity
accessories, and repair parts issued with the item. A
authorized for depot maintenance of 100 equipments.
part number or other reference number is followed by
Subsequent appearances of the same item will have the
the applicable five-digit Federal supply code for
letters "REF" in the allowance column. Items authorized
manufacturers in parentheses.
for use as required but not for initial stockage are
d. Unit of Measure (U/M), Column 4.
identified %with an asterisk in the allowance column.
character alphabetic abbreviation indicating the amount
Illustration, Column 10. This column is divided
or quantity of the item upon which the allowances are
based e.g., ft, ea, pr, etc.
(1) Item number column 10a. Indicates the
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit, Column 5.
figure number of the illustration in which the item is
This column indicates the quantity of the item used in
the assembly or the portion illustrated.
(2) Figure number column 10b. Indicates the
A "V" appearing in this column in lieu of a (quantity
callout number used to reference the item in the
indicates that a definite quantity cannot be indicated,
(e.g., shims, spacers, gaskets, etc.).
4. Special Information
30-Day DS GS Maintenance Allowances,
a. Action change codes indicated in the left hand
Columns 6 and 7.
margin of the listing page denote the following:
N - Indicates an added item not included in
Allowances in GS column are for GS
C - Indicates a change in data.
F - Indicates a change in FSN only.