opposite the first appearance of each item, is the
cally repairable, it is normally disposed of at
total quantity of items authorized for the num-
the GS level. When supply considerations dic-
ber of equipments supported. Subsequent appear-
tate, some of these repair parts may be listed
ances of the same item will have the letters
for automatic return to supply for depot
" R E F " in the applicable allowance columns,
level repair as set forth in AR 710-50. When
so listed, they will be replaced by supply on
Items authorized for use as required but not for
an exchange basis.
initial stockage are identified with an asterisk
Repair parts, special tools, test equipment, and
in the allowance column.
assemblies which are economically repairable
at DSU and GSU activities and which nor-
(2) The quantitative allowances for DS/GS
mally are furnished by supply on an exchange
levels of maintenance will represent initial stock-
basis. When items are determined by a GSU
age for a 30-day period for the number of equip-
to be uneconomically repairable, they will be
evacuated to a depot for evaluation and
analysis before final disposition.
(3) Determination of the total quantity of
Higher dollar value recoverable repair parts,
parts required for maintenance of more than
special tools, and test equipment which are
100 of these equipments can be accomplished by
subject to special handling and are issued on
converting the equipment quantity to a decimal
an exchange basis. Such items will be evacu-
factor by placing a decimal point before the next
ated to the depot for overhaul or final dis-
to last digit of the number to indicate
sile Support Items will he repaired/overhauled
hundredths, and multiplying the decimal factor
only at depots.
by the parts quantity authorized in the 51-100
Repair parts, special tools, and test equipment
allowance column. Example, authorized allow-
specifically selected for salvage by reclama-
ance for 51-100 equipment is 40; for 150 equip-
tion units because of precious metal content,
critical materials, high dollar value, or reus-
ments multiply 40 by 1.50 or 60 parts required.
able casings or castings.
g. 1-Year Allowances Per 100 Equipments/
b. Federal Stock Number, Column 2. This
Contingency Plannning Purposes, Column 8. This
column indicates the Federal Stock number as-
column indicates opposite the first appearance
signed to the item and will be used for requi-
of each item the total quantity required for dis-
tribution and contingency planning purposes. The
range of items indicates total quantities of all
c. Description, Column 3. This column indi-
authorized items required to provide for adequate
cates the Federal item name and any additional
support of 100 equipments for one year.
description of the item required. The abbrevia-
tion "W/E" when used as a part of the nomen-
h. Depot Maintenance Allowance Per 100
clature indicates the Federal stock number in-
Equipments, Column 9. This column indicates
cludes all armament, equipment, accessories, and
opposite the first appearance of each item, the
repair parts issued with the item. A part num-
total quantity authorized for depot maintenance
ber or other reference number is followed by
of 100 equipments. Subsequent appearances of
the applicable five-digit Federal Supply Code
the same item will have the letters "REF" in
for manufacturer in parentheses.
the allowance column. Items authorized for use
d. Unit of Measure (U/M), Column 4. A 2
as required but not for initial stockage are iden-
character alphabetic abbreviation indicating the
tified with an asterisk in the allowance column.
amount or quantity of the item upon which the
i. Illustration, Column 10. This column is di-
allowances are based e.g., ft, ea, pr, etc.
vided as follows:
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit, Column 5.
(1) Figure number, Column 10a. Indicates
This column indicates the quantity of the item
the figure number of the illustration in which
used in the assembly or the portion illustrated.
the item is shown.
A "V" appearing in this column in lieu of a
(2) Item Number, Column 10b. Indicates
quantity indicates that a definite quantity can-
the callout number used to reference the item
not be indicated e.g., shims, spacers, gaskets, etc.
in the illustration.
f. 30-Day DS/GS Maintenance Allowances,
Columns 6 and 7.
4. Special Information.
Note: Allowances in GS column are for GS maintenance
a. Action change codes indicated in the left
hand margin of the listing page denote the fol-
(1) The allowance columns are divided into
three subcolumns. Indicated in each subcolumn,