This manual lists and authorizes spares and repair parts; special tools; special test, measurement, and
diagnostic equipment (TMDE); and other special support equipment required for performance of
organizational, direct support, and general support maintenance of the AS-1729/VRC. It authorizes the re-
quisitioning, issue, and disposition of spares, repair parts and special tools as indicated by the source,
maintenance and recoverability (SMR) codes.
This Repair Parts and Special Tools List is divided into the following sections:
a. Section II. Repair Parts List. A Iist of spares and repair parts authorized by this RPSTL for use in the
performance of maintenance. The list also includes parts which must be removed for replacement of the
authorized parts. Parts lists are composed of functional groups in ascending numeric sequence, with the
parts in each group listed in ascending item number sequence. Figure numbers are listed directly
beneath the group header.
b. Section III. Special Tools List. Not applicable.
c. Section IV. National Stock Number and Part Number lndex. A list, in National item identification
number (NIIN) sequence, of all National stock numbered items appearing in the listing, followed by a list
in alphameric sequence of all part numbers appearing in the listings. National stock numbers and part
numbers are cross-referenced to each illustration figure and item number appearance.
3. Explanation of Columns (Section II and III)
a. Item No. (Column (1)). Indicates the number used to identify items called out in the illustration.
b. SMR Code (Column (2)). The source, maintenance, and recoverability (SMR) code is a five-position
code containing supply/requisitioning information, maintenance category authorization criteria, and
disposition instruction, as shown in the following breakout:
Who can do com-
Who can install,
u n se r-
p l e t e repair (see
replace or use the
note) on the item.