Where such repair parts are not obtainable
indicates the Federal stock number includes all
through cannibalization, requirements will
armament, equipment, accessories, and repair parts
be requisitioned with
issued with the item. A part number or other five-digit
Federal supply code for manufacturers in parentheses.
d. Unit of Measure (u/m), Column 4. A 2 character
Major assemblies that are procured with PEMA
alphabetic abbreviation indicating the amount or quantity
funds for initial issue only as exchange
of the item upon which the allowances are based, e.d., ft,
assemblies at DSU and GSU level. These
ea, pr, etc.
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit, Column 5. This
assemblies will not be stocked above DS
and GS level or returned to depot supply
column indicates the quantity of the item used in the
assembly group. A "V" appearing in this column in lieu of
(2) Maintenance code, indicated the lowest category
a quantity indicates that a definite quantity cannot be
of maintenance authorized to install the
indicated (e.g., shims, spacers, gaskets, etc.)
listed item. The maintenance level codes
f. 30-day DS-GS Maintenance Allowances,
Columns 6 and 7.
Allowances in GS column are for GS
Direct support maintenance.
(1) The allowance columns are divided into
General support maintenance.
Indicated in each sub-column,
opposite the first appearance of each item, is the total
quantity of items authorized for the number of equipment
unserviceable items should be returned for recovery or
supported. Subsequent appearances of the same item
salvage. Items not coded are expendable.
will have the letters "REF" in the applicable allowance
Recoverability. codes are:
columns. Items authorized for use as required but not
for initial stockage are identified with an asterisk in the
Applied to repair parts (assemblies and
(2) The quantitative allowances for DS/GS
economically repairable at direct and
levels of maintenance will represent initial stockage for a
general support maintenance levels. When
30-day period for the number of equipment supported.
the maintenance capability to repair these
(3) Determination of the total quantity of parts
items does not exist, they are normally
required for maintenance of more than 100 of these
disposed of at the GS level. When supply
equipment can be accomplished by converting the
considerations dictate, some of these spare
equipment quantity to a decimal factor by placing a
parts may be listed for automatic return to
decimal point before the next to last digit of the number
supply for depot level repair as set forth in
to indicate hundredths, and multiplying the decimal factor
AR 700-50. When so listed they will be
by the parts quantity authorized in the 51-100 allowance
replaced by supply on an exchange basis.
column. Example, authorized for 51-100 equipment is
Repair parts and assemblies which are
40; for 150 equipment multiply 40 by 1.50 or 60 parts
economically repairable at DSU and GSU
activities and which normally are furnished by
g. 1-year Allowances per 100 Equipment/
supply on an exchange basis. When items are
Contingency Planning Purposes, Column 8. This column
determined by a GSU to be uneconomically
indicates opposite the first appearance of each item the
repairable, they will be evacuated to a depot for
total quantity required for distribution and contingency
evaluation and analysis before final disposition.
planning purposes. The range of items indicates that
b. Federal Stock Number, Column 2. This column
total quantities of all authorized items required to provide
indicates the Federal stock number assigned to the item
for adequate support of 100 equipment for one year.
and will be used for requisitioning purposes.
h. Depot Maintenance Allowance
c. Description, Column 3. This column indicates
Equipment, Column 9. This column indicates
the Federal item name and any additional Description of
the item required. The abbreviation "'w/e" when used as
a part of the nomenclature,