this column in lieu of a quantity indicates that a
definite quantity cannot be indicated (e. g., shims,
f. 30-Day DS/GS Maintenance Allowances,
Columns 6 and 7.
Note. Allowances in GS column are for GS maintenance
(1) The allowance columns are divided into
three subcolumns. Indicated in each subcolumn,
opposite the first appearance of each item, is the
total quantity of items authorized for the number
of equipments supported. Subsequent appearances
of the same item will have the letters "REF" in
the applicable allowance columns. Items author-
Repair parts (assemblies and components) which are
ized for use as required but not for initial stockage
considered econimically repairable at Direct and
are identifeed with an asterisk in the allowance
General support maintenance levels. When the
(2) The quantitative allowances for DS/GS
not exist, they are normally disposed of at the GS
level. When supply consideration dictate, some of
levels of maintenance will represent initial stock-
these repair parts may be listed for automatic
age of a 30-day period for the number of equip-
return to supply for Depot level repair as set forth
in AR 71030. When so listed, they will be replaced
by supply on an exchange basis.
(3) Determination of the total quantity of
parts required for maintenance of more than 100
Repair parts and assemblies which economically
repairable at DSU and GSU activities and which
of these equipments can be accomplished by con-
normally are furnished by supply on an exchange
verting the equipment quantity to a decimal factor
basis. When items are determinedly a GSU to be
by placing a decimal point before the next to last
uneconomically repairable, they will be evacuated
digit of the number to indicate hundredths, and
to a depot for evaluation and analysis before final
multiplying the decimal factor by the parts quan-
tity authorized in the 51100 allowance column.
High dollar value recoverable repair parts which are
Example, authorized allowance for 51100 equip-
subject to special handling and are issued on an
exchange basis. Such repair parts normally are
ments is 40; for 150 equipments multiply 40 by
repaired or overhauled at depot maintenance
1.50 or 60 parts required.
g. 1-Year Allowance Per 100 Equipments/Con-
Repair parts specifically selected for salvage by rec-
lamation units because of precious metal content,
tingency Planning Purposes, Column 8. This column
critical materials, or high dollar value reusable
indicates opposite the first appearance of each
casings or castings.
item the total quantity required for distribution
and contingency planning purposes. The range of
b. Federal Stock Number, Column 2. T h i s
items indicates total quantities of all authorized
column indicates the Federal stock number as-
items required to provide for adequate support
signed to the item and will be used for requisition-
of 100 equipments for one year.
c. Description, Column 3. This column indicates
h. Depot Maintenance Allowance Per 100
t h e Federal item name and any additional
Equipments, Column 9. This column indicates
description of the item required. A part number
opposite the first appearance of each item, the
or other reference number is followed by applica-
total quantity authorized for depot maintenance
ble five-digit Federal supply code for manufac-
of 100 equipments. Subsequent appearances of the
turers in parentheses. Material required for
same item will have the letters "REF" in the
manufacture or fabrication is identified.
allowances column. Items authorized for use as
required but not for initial stockage are identified
d. Unit of Measure (U/M), Column 4. A 2 char-
with an asterisk in the allowance column.
acter alphabetic abbreviation indicating the
i. Illustration, Column 10. This column is
amount of quantity of the item upon which the
allowances are based, e.g., ft, ea, pr, etc.
divided as follows.
(1) Figure Number, Column 10a. Indicates
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit, Column .5.
the figure number of the illustration in which the
This column indicates the quantity of the item
item is shown.
used in the assembly group. A "V" appearing in