h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
D-The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the
repair of the support item is the depot level.
illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional
Z-Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
(3) Recoverability code.
4. Special Information
codes are assigned to support items to indicate the
a. The following publications pertain to the
disposition action on unserviceable items.
AN/AKT-18B and its components:
recoverability code is entered in the fifth position of the
TM 11-5841-286-13, Radio Set AN/ARC-164(V)12
Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
TM 11-5841-286-20P, Radio Set AN/ARC-164(V)12
TM 11-5841-286-30P, Radio Set AN/ARC-164(V)12
Z-Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn
TM 11-5841-287-12, Transmitting Set, Radar Data
and dispose at the level indicated in position 3.
F-Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable,
TM 11-5841-287-20P, Transmitting Set, Radar Data
condemn and dispose at the direct support level.
D-Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair
TM 11-5841-287-30 (To be published), Transmitting
capability, return to depot.
Set, Radar Data AN/AKT-18B
disposal not authorized below depot level.
b. National stock numbers (NSN's) that are
L-Reparable item. Repair, condemnation, and disposal
missing from P source coded items have been applied
not authorized below depot/specialized repair activity
for and will be added to this TM by future
change/revision when they are entered in the Army
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National
Master Data File (AMDF).
Until the NSN's are
stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
established and published, submit exception requisitions
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
Electronics Materiel Readiness Command, ATTN:
DRSEL-MM, Fort Monmouth, NJ 07703 for the part
used by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm,
required to support your equipment.
corporation, or Government activity), which controls the
design and characteristics of the item by means of its
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and
a. When National stock number or part number is
inspection requirements to identify an item or range of
Using the table of contents,
determine the functional group within which the item
When a stock numbered item is
This is necessary since illustrations are
prepared for functional groups and listings are divided
received may have a different part
into the same groups.
number than the part being replaced.
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
functional group to which the item belongs.
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB 708-
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration
41/42 which is used to identify the manufacturer,
and note the illustration figure and item number of the
distributor, or Government agency, etc.
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing,
and, if required, a minimum description to identify the
find the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
b. When National stock number or part number is
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard
of the basic quantity of the listed item as used in
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
performing the actual maintenance function.
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent National
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
stock number or part number. This index is in NIIN
abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc). When the unit of
sequence followed by a list of part numbers in
measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of
issue that will satisfy the required units of measure will