b. Federal Stock Number, Column 2. This col-
u m n indicates the Federal Stock number as-
tion data, from the end item manager, for im-
signed to the item and will be used for requisi-
Major assemblies that are procured with PEMA
funds for initial issue only as exchange assem-
c. Description, C o l u m n 3 . T h i s c o l u m n i n -
blies at DSU and GSU level. These assemblies
d i c a t e s the Federal item name and any addi-
will not be stocked above the DS and GS level or
tional description of the item required. The ab-
returned to depot supply level.
b r e v i a t i o n W/E, when used as a part of the
Note: Cannibalization or salvage may be used
n o m e n c l a t u r e , indicates the Federal stock num-
as a source of supply for any items source coded
b e r includes all armament, equipment, acces-
above except those coded Xl and aircraft support
s o r i e s and repair parts issued with the item. A
items as restricted by AR 700-42.
p a r t number or other reference number is fol-
lowed by the applicable five digit Federal supply
( 2 ) Maintenance code, indicates the lowest
code for manufacturers in parentheses.
c a t e g o r y of maintenance authorized to install
the listed item. The maintenance level codes are:
d. Unit of Measure (U/M), Column 4. A 2
c h a r a c t e r alphabetic abbreviation indicating the
amount or quantity of the item upon which the
Crew or Operator Maintenance
allowances are based e.g., ft, ea, pr, etc.
Direct Support Maintenance
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit, Column . 5 .
General Support Maintenance
T h i s column indicates the quantity of the item
u s e d in the assembly or the portion illustrated.
A "V" appearing in this column in lieu of a
( 3 ) Recoverability code, indicates whether
q u a n t i t y indicates that a definite quantity can-
u n s e r v i c e a b l e items should be returned for re-
n o t be indicated e.g., shims, spacers, gaskets;
covery or salvage. Items not coded are expend-
able. Recoverability codes are:
f . 30-Day DS/GS
Columns 6 and 7.
R Applies to repair parts (assemblies and com-
ponents) special tools and test equipment which
are considered economically repairable at direct
Note. Allowances i n GS column a r e f o r G S
and general support maintenance levels. When
m a i n t e n a n c e only.
the item is no longer economically repairable, It
is normally disposed of at the GS level. When
(1) The allowance columns are d i v i d e d into
supply considerations dictate, some of these re-
pair parts may be listed for automatic return to
three subcolumns. Indicated in each subcolumn.
supply for depot level repair as set forth in AR
opposite the first appearance of each item, is the
710-50. When so listed, they will be replaced by
t o t a l quantity of items authorized for the num-
supply on an exchange basis.
b e r of equipments supported. Subsequent ap-
Repair parts, special tools, test equipment and as-
semblies which are economically repairable at
pearances of the same item will have the letters
DSU and GSU activities and which normally are
" R E F " in the applicable allowance columns.
furnished by supply on an exchange basis. When
Items authorized for use as required but not for
items are determined by a GSU to be uneconomi-
i n i t i a l stockage are identified with an asterisk
cally repairable, they will be evacuated to a depot
in the allowance column.
for evaluation and analysis before final dis-
Higher dollar value recoverable repair parts, special
( 2 ) The quantitative allowances for DS/GS
tools, and test equipment which are subject to
levels of maintenance will represent initial
special handling and are issued on an exchange
stockage for a 30-day period for the number of
basis. Such items will be evacuated to the depot
e q u i p m e n t s supported.
for overhaul or final disposition. Communica-
tions-Electronics and Missile Support Items will
be repaired/overhauled only at depots.
( 3 ) Determination of the total quantity of
Repair parts, special tools. and test equipment
parts required for maintenance of more than 100
specifically selected for salvage by reclamation
o f these equipments can be accomplished by
units because of precious metal content, critical
c o n v e r t i n g the equipment quantity to a decimal
materials, high dollar value, or reusable casings
factor by placing a decimal point before the next