for a functional group, subfunctional group, or an
position action on unserviceable items. The recov-
erability code is entered in the fifth position of the
Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
4. Special Information
a. Usable on codes are shown in the description
column. Uncoded items are applicable to all
Z-Nonreparable item, When unserviceable, con-
models. Identification of the usable on codes used
demn and dispose at the level indicated in
in this publication are:
H-Reparable item. When uneconomically repara-
ble, condemn and dispose at the general
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the Na-
tional stock number assigned to the item and will
b. The following publication pertains to the
be used for requisitioning purposes.
AN/USM-265, ME-459/U, and ME-465/U and
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
TM 11-6625-1538-15, Hewlett-Packard AC Volt-
used by the manufacturer (individual, company,
meter, Models 400E and 400EL
firm, corporation, or Government activity), which
controls the design and characteristics of the item
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
by means of its engineering drawings, specifica-
tions, standards, and inspection requirements to
a. When National stock number or part number
identify an item or range of items.
(1) First. Using the table of contents, deter-
mine the functional group within which the item
belongs. This is necessary since illustrations are
When a stock numbered item is requisi-
tioned, the repair part received may have
prepared for functional groups and listings are
a different part number than the part
divided into the same groups.
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering
the functional group to which the item belongs.
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
(FSCM). The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustra-
listed in SB 70842 which is used to identify the
tion and note the illustration figure and item num-
manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency,
ber of the item.
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing,
find the figure and item number noted on the
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
and, if required, a minimum description to iden-
tify the item. When the part to be used differs
b. When National stock number or part number
between serial numbers of the same model, the
effective serial numbers are shown as the last
line of the description.
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the
National stock number or part number. This index
standard of the basic quantity of the listed item as
is in NIIN sequence followed by a list of part
used in performing the actual maintenance func-
numbers in alphameric sequence, cross-referenced
tion. This measure is expressed by a two-character
to the illustration figure number and item number.
alphabetical abbreviation (e.g, ea, in, pr, etc.).
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
When the unit of measure differs from the unit of
number, locate the figure and item number in the
issue, the lowest unit of issue that will satisfy the
repair parts list.
required units of measure will be requisitioned.
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates
the quantity of the item used in the breakout
shown on the illustration figure, which is prepared
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