sue that will satisfy the required units of measure will
F- The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
h. Quantity Incorported in Unit. Indicates the
repair of the support item is the direct support
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the
illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional
H- The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
repair of the support item is the general support
4. Special Information
D- The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
a. National stock numbers (NSN's) that are missing
repair of the support item is the depot level.
from P source-coded items have been applied for and
Z- Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
will be added to this TM by future change/revision
(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes are
when they are entered in the Army Master Data File
assigned to support items to indicate the disposition
(AMDF). Until the NSN'S are established and pub
action on unserviceable items. The recoverability code
lished, submit exception requisitions to: Commander,
is entered in the fifth position of the Uniform SMR
US Army Electronics Command, ATTN: DRSEL-MM,
Code format as follows:
Fort Monmouth, NJ 07703 for the part required to
support your equipment.
b. Detailed assembly instructions for items source
Z- Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn
coded to be assembled are found in TM
and dispose at the level indicated in position 3.
11-5840-298-35. Assembly components are listed im-
F- Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable,
mediately following the item to be assembled.
condemn and dispose at the direct support level.
c. The following publications pertain to the
H- Reparable item, When uneconomically reparable,
AN/PPS-5B and its components
condemn and dispose at the general support
TM 11-5840-298-12 Operator's and Organizational
Maintenance Manual Including Repair Parts and
D- Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair
S p e c i a l T o o l s List: Radar Set AN/PPS-5,
capability, return to depot. Condemnation and
AN/PPS-5A, and AN/PPS-5B.
disposal not authorized below depot level.
TM 11-5840-298-35 DS, GS, and Depot Maintenance
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National
Manual: Radar Set AN/PPS-5, AN/PPS-5A, and
stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number used
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm, cor-
a. When National stock number or part number is
poration, or Government activity), which controls the
design and characteristics of the item by means of its
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
engineering drawings, specifications standards, and
the functional group or subgroup within which the re-
inspection requirements, to identify an item or range
pair part belongs. This is necessary since illustrations
are prepared for functional groups or subgroups and
listings are divided into the same groups.
When a stock-numbered item is requisi-
(2) Second, Find. the illustration covering the
tioned, the repair part received may have a
functional group or subgroup to which the repair part
different part number than the part being re-
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration and
note the illustration figure and item number of the
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
708-42 which is used to identify the manufacturer,
the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
distributor, or Government agency, etc.
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and,
b. When National stock number or part number is
if required, a minimum description' to identify the
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock Num-
bers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent National
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard of
stock number or part number. This index is in NSN se-
the basic quantity of the listed item as used in per-
quence followed by a list of part numbers in al-
forming the actual maintenance function. This meas-
phameric sequence, cross-referenced to the illustration
ure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical ab-
figure number and item number.
breviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc.). When the unit of meas-
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
ure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of is-