equipment/systems or when a code is entered, this
position will contain one of the following mainte-
AH -- Item to be assembled at general support main-
nance codes as assigned by the service(s) that re-
quire the code--
AD -- Item to be assembled at depot maintenance
O The lowest maintenance level capable of com -
XA - Item is not procured or stocked because the
plete repair of the support item is the or-
requirements for the item will result in the
replacement of the next higher assembly.
XB Item is not procured or stocked. If not avail-
F The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
plete repair of the support item is direct
able through salvage, requisition.
XC Installation drawing, diagram instruction
H The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
sheet, field service drawing, that is identi-
fied by manufacturers' part number.
plete repair of the support item is general
XD Support items can be requisitioned with jus-
D The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
plete repair of the support item is the depot
Cannibalization or salvage may be
L Repair restricted to designated Specialized
used as a source of supply for any
items source coded above except
Z Non-repairable. No repair is authorized.
those coded XA and aircraft sup-
B No repair is authorized. The item may be re-
port items as restricted by AR 700-42.
conditioned by adjusting, lubricating, etc.,
(2) Maintenance code. Maintenance codes are
at the user level. No parts or special tools
assigned to indicate the levels of maintenance au-
are procured for the maintenance of this
thorized to USE and REPAIR support items. The
maintenance codes are entered in the third and
(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes
fourth positions of the Uniform SMR Code Format
are assigned to support items to indicate the dis-
as follows --
position action on unserviceable items. The recov-
(a) Use (third position). The maintenance code
erability code is entered in the fifth position of the
entered in the third position indicates the lowest
uniform SMR Code Format as follows-
maintenance level authorized to remove, replace,
and use the support item. The maintenance code
Nonrepairable item. When unserviceable, con-
entered in the third position indicates one of the
following levels of maintenance.
demn and dispose at the level indicated in
the first digit of the maintenance code.
O Repairable item. When uneconomically re-
Support item is removed, replaced, used at the
pairable, condemn and dispose at organiza-
organizational level of maintenance.
F Repairable item. When uneconomically re-
A code "C" may be used in this posi-
pairable, condemn and dispose at the direct
tion to denote crew or operator
maintenance performed within or-
H Repairable item. When uneconomically re-
pairable, condemn and dispose at the gen-
F Support item is removed, replaced, used at the
eral support level.
direct support maintenance level.
D Repairable item. When beyond lower level re-
H Support item is removed, replaced, used at
pair capability, return to depot. Condemna-
the general support maintenance.
tion and disposal not authorized below depot
D Support items that are removed, replaced,
used at depot only.
L Repairable item. Repair, condemnation, and
(b) Repair (fourth position). The maintenance
disposal not authorized below depot/Special-
code entered in the fourth position indicates wheth-
ized Repair Activity level.
er the item is to be repaired and identifies the
A Item requires special handling or condemna-
lowest maintenance level with the capability to
tion procedures because of specific reasons
perform complete repair (i.e.. all authorized main-
(i.e., precious metal content, high dollar
tenance functions). When a maintenance code is
value, critical material or hazardous ma-
not used a dash (-) sign is entered. For multi-service