all authorized maintenance functions). This position will
issue that will satisfy the required units of measure will
contain one of the following maintenance codes:
The lowest maintenance level capable of
h Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
complete repair of the support item is the general
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the
illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional
Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
4. Special Information
(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes
a. The following publications pertain to the AS-
are assigned to support items to indicate the disposition
2285/ARC and AS-2285A/ARC and their components:
action on unserviceable items. The recoverability code
TM 11-5821-284-20,Blade Antenna AS-2885/ ARC
is entered in the fifth position of the Uniform SMR Code
TM 11-5821-284-35, Blade Antenna AS-22851/ ARC
format as follows:
b. National stock numbers (NSN's) that are
missing from P source coded items have been applied
Nonreparable item. When unserviceable,
for and will be added to this TM by future change/revision
condemn and dispose at the level indicated in position 3.
when they are entered in the Army Master Data File
Reparable item. When uneconomically
(AMDF). Until the NSN's are established and published,
reparable, condemn and dispose at the general support
submit exception requisitions to: Command, ATTN:
DRSEL-MM, Fort Monmouth, NJ 07703 for the part
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the
required to support your equipment.
National stock number assigned to the item and will be
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
used for requisitioning purposes.
a. When National stock number or part number
d Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
(FSCM). The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
SB 708-41142 which is used to identify the manufacturer,
the functional group within which the item belongs. This
distributor, or Government agency, etc.
is necessary since illustrations are prepared for
e. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
functional groups and listings are divided into the same
used by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm,
corporation, or Government activity), which controls the
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
design and characteristics of the item by means of its
functional group to which the item belongs.
engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration and
inspection requirements to identify an item or range of
note the illustration figure and item number of the item.
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
When a stock numbered item is requisitioned, the repair
b. When National stock number or part number
part received may have a different part number than the
part being replaced.
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent National
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
stock number or part number. This index is in NIIN
and, if required, a minimum description to identify the
sequence followed by a list of part numbers in
item. When the part to be used differs between model
alphameric sequence, cross-referenced to the illustration
numbers (i.e., 437S-1, 437S1A etc.) the model numbers
figure number and item number.
are shown as the last line of the description.
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the
number, locate the figure and item number in the the
standard of the basic quantity of the listed item as used
repair parts list.
in performing the actual maintenance function. This
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc). When the unit of
measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of
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