total quantity of parts required by converting the equip-
ment quantity to a decimal factor by placing a decimal
GSU to be uneconomically repairable, they will be
evacuated to a depot for evaluation and analysis
point before the next to last digit of the number to indicate
before final disposition.
hundredths, and multiplying the decimal factor by the parts
Higher dollar value recoverable repair parts, special tools,
quantity authorized in the 51-100 allowance column.
and test equipment which are subject to special han-
Example, authorized allowances for 51-100 equipments is
dling and are issued on an exchange basis. Such items
40; for 150 equipments multiply 40 by 1.50 or 60 parts
will be evacuated to the depot for overhaul or final
Support Items will be repaired/overhauled only at
(4) Subsequent changes to allowances will be
limited as follows: No change in the range of items is autho-
Repair parts, special tools, and test equipment specifically
rized. If additional items are considered necessary, recom-
selected for salvage by reclamation units because of
mendation should be forwarded to Commanding General,
precious metal content, critical materials high dollar
value, or reusable casings or castings.
U.S. Army Weapons Command, Attn: AMSWE-SMM-P,
b. Federal Stock Number; Column 2. This column
Rock Island, Illinois 61201 for exception or revision to the
indicates the federal stock number assigned to the item and
allowance list. Revision to the range of items authorized
will be used for requisitioning purposes.
will be made by the Commanding General, U.S. Army
c. Description, Column 3. This column indicates the
Weapons Command, Attn: AMSWE-SMM-P Rock Island,
Federal Item name and any additional description of the
Illinois 61201 based upon engineering experience, demand
item required. The abbreviation "W/E" when used as a part
data, or TAERS information.
of the nomenclature indicates the Federal stock number
g. Illustration Column, 7. This column is divided as
includes all armament, equiprment, accessories, and repair
parts issued with the item. A part number or other refer-
(1) Figure Number Column, 7a. Indicates the
ence number is followed by the applicable five-digit Federal
figure number of the illustration in which the item is
supply code for manufacturer in parentheses.
d. Unit of Measure (U/M), Column 4. A 2 character
(2) Item Number Column, 7b. Indicates the callout
alphabetic abbreviation indicating the amount or quantity
number used to reference the item in the illustration.
of the item upon which the allowances are based, e.g., ft,
4. Special Information.
ea, pr, etc.
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit, Column 5. T h i s
Action Change Codes indicated in the left hand margin
column indicates the quantity of the item used in the
of the listing page denote the following:
assembly or the portion illustrated. A V appearing in this
N - Indicates an added item not included in previous pub
column in lieu of a quantity indicates that a definite quan-
C - Indicates a change in data. .
tity cannot be indicated e.g., shims, spacers, gaskets, etc.
F - Indicates a change in FSN only.
f. 15-Day Organizational Maintenance Allowance,
Column 3 of Section II and Column 6 of Section III and
5. How to Locate Repair Parts.
a. When Federal Stock number or reference number is
(1) The allowance columns are divided into four
subcolumns. Indicated in each subcolumn opposite the first
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
appearance of each item is the total quantity of item
the assembly group within which the repair part belong.
authorized for the number of equipments supported. Sub
This is necessary since illustrations are prepared for as-
sequent appearance of the same item will have the letters
sembly groups and listing are divided into the same groups.
"REF" in the allowance column. Items authorized for use
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
as required but not for initial stockage are identified with
assembly group to which the repair part belongs.
an asterisk in the allowance column.
(3) Third. Identify the Repair Parts Listing, find
(2) The quantitative allowances for organizational
the assembly group to which the repair part belongs and
level of maintenance represents one initial prescribed load
locate the illustration figure and item number noted on the
for a 15-day period for the number of equipments sup
ported. Units and organizational authorized additional pre-
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing find the
scribed loads will multiply the number of prescribed loads
assembly group to which the repair part belongs and locate
authorized by the quantity of repair parts reflected in the
the illustration figure and item number noted on the illus-
density column applicable to the number of items sup
ported to obtain the total quantity of repair parts
b. When Federal stock number or reference is known:
(1) First. Using the Index of Federal Stock Num-
(3) Organizational units providing maintenance for
bars and Reference Numbers find the pertinent Federal
more than 100 of these equipments shall determine the