repaired and identifies the lowest maintenance level
with the capability to perform complete repair (i. e.,
KB-Item included in both a depot overhaul/repair
all authorized maintenance functions). This
kit and a maintenance kit.
position will contain one of the following main-
MO-Item to be manufactured or fabricated at
MF-Item to be manufactured or fabricated at the
direct support maintenance level.
O-The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
MH-Item to be manufactured or fabricated at the
p l e t e repair of the support item is the
general support maintenance level.
MD-Item to be manufactured or fabricated at the
F-The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
depot maintenance level.
plete repair of the support item is the direct sup-
AO-Item to be assembled at organizational level.
AF-Item to be assembled at direct support main-
H-The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
plete repair of the support item is the general
AH-Item to be assembled at general support main-
D-The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
AD-Item to be assembled at depot maintenance
plete repair of the support item is the depot
XA-Item is not procured or stocked because the
L-Repair restricted to specialized repair activity.
requirements for the item will result in the
Z-Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
replacement of the next higher assembly.
B-No repair is authorized. The item may be recon-
XB-Item is not procured or stocked. If not
ditioned by adjusting, lubricating, etc., at the
available through salvage, requisition.
user level. No parts or special tools are procured
XC-Installation drawing, diagram, instruction
for the maintenance of this item.
sheet, field service drawing, that is identified
(3) Recoverability Code. Recoverability codes
by manufacturer's part number.
are assigned to support items to indicate the
XD-A support item that is not stocked. When
disposition action on unserviceable items. The
required, item will be procured through normal
recoverability code is entered in the fifth position
of the Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
(2) Maintenance Code. Maintenance codes are
assigned to indicate the levels of maintenance
authorized to USE and REPAIR support items.
Z-Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, con-
The maintenance codes are entered in the third and
demn and dispose at the level indicated in
fourth positions of the Uniform SMR Code format
O - R e p a r a b l e i t e m . W h e n uneconomically
(a) The maintenance code entered in the
reparable, condemn and dispose at the
third position will indicate the lowest maintenance
level authorized to remove, replace, and use the
F - R e p a r a b l e i t e m . W h e n uneconomically
support item. The maintenance code entered in the
reparable, condemn and dispose at the direct
third position will indicate one of the following
levels of maintenance:
H R e p a r a b l e i t e m . W h e n uneconomically
reparable, condemn and dispose at the general
C-Crew or operator maintenance performed within
D-Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair
capability, return to depot. Condemnation and
O-Support item is removed, replaced, used at the
disposal not authorized below depot level.
L-Reparable item. Repair, condemnation, and
F-Support item is removed, replaced, used at the
disposal not authorized below depot/specialized
direct support level.
repair activity level.
H-Support item is removed, replaced, used at the
A- Item requires special handling or condemnation
general support level.
procedures because of specific reasons (i.e.,
D-Support items that are removed, replaced, used
precious metal content, high dollar value, critical
at depot, mobile depot, or specialized repair ac-
material or hazardous material). Refer to ap-
propriate manuals/directives for specific in-
(b) The maintenance code entered in the
fourth position indicates whether the item is to be