e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
all auhtorized maintenance functions). This position
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB
will contain one of the following maintenance codes:
708-42 which is used to identify the manufacturer,
distributor, or Government agency, etc.
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
F -The lowest -maintenance level capable of comp-
and, if required, a minimum description to identify
lete repair of the support item is the direct
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard
H -The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
of the basic quantity of the listed item as used in per-
plete repair of the support item is the general
forming the actual maintenance function. This
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
D -The lowest maintenance level capable of com-
abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc). When the unit of
plete repair of the support item is the depot
measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit
of issue that will satisfy the required units of
Z -Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
measure will be requisitioned.
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes are
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on
assigned to support items to indicate the disposition
the illustration figure, which is prepared for a func-
action on unserviceable items. The recoverability
tional group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
code is entered in the fifth position of the Uniform
SMR Code format as follows:
4. Special Information
The following publications pertain to the AN/PPS-5
and its components:
TM 11-5840-298-12, Radar Sets AN/PPS-5
Z -Non reparable item. When unserviceable, con-
demn and dispose at the level indicated in
TM 11-5840-298-35, Radar Set AN/PPS-5
F -Reparable item. When uneconomically repar-
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
able, condemn and dispose at the direct
a. When National stock number or part number is
H -Reparable item. When uneconomically repar-
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
able, condemn and dispose at the general
the functional group within which the item belongs.
This is necessary since illustrations are prepared for
D -Reparable item. When beyond lower level re-
functional groups and listings are divided into the
pair capability, return to depot. Condemna-
tion and disposal not authorized below depot
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
functional group to which the item belongs.
L -Reparable item. Repair, condemnation, and
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration
disposal not authorized below depot/special-
and note the illustration figure and item number of
ized repair activity level.
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
stock number assigned to the item and will be used
the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
for requisitioning purposes.
b. When National stock number or part number is
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
used by the manufacturer (individual, company,
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
firm, corporation, or Government activity), which
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent
controls the design and characteristics of the item by
National stock number or part number. This index is
means of its engineering drawings, specifications,
in NIIN sequence followed by a list of part numbers
standards, and inspection requirements to identify an
in alphameric sequence, cross-referenced to the il-
item or range of items.
lustration figure number and item number.
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
number, locate the figure and item number in the
When a stock numbered item is req-
repair parts list.
uisitioned, the repair part received may
have a different part number than the part
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