Explanation of Columns
The following provides an explanation of columns in the tabular
lists in Sections II through VII.
Note: Common hardware items known to be readily available in
Army supply channels are assigned Maintenance codes only. Source
codes, Recoverability codes, and Maintenance Allowances are not
assigned this category.
a. Source, Maintenance, and Recoverability Codes (SMR).
(1) Source Code. Indicates the selection status and source
for the listed item. Source codes used are:
Applied to repair parts which are stocked in or supplied
from DSA/GS or Army supply system, and authorized for
use at indicated maintenance categories.
Applied to repair parts which are procured and stocked
for insurance purposes because the combat or military
essentiality of the end item dictates that a minimum
quantity be available in the supply system.
Applied to repair parts which are not procured or stocked
but are to be manufactured at indicated maintenance
Applied to assemblies which are not procured or stocked
as such but are made up of two or more units, each of
which carry individual stock numbers and descriptions
and are procured and stocked and can be assembled by
units at indite.ted maintenance categories.
Applied to parts and assemblies which are not procured
or stocked; the mortality of which normally is below
that of the applicable end item; and the failure of
which should result in retirement of the end item from
the supply system.
Applied to repair parts which are not procured or stocked,
the requirement for which will be supplied by use of the
next higher assembly or component.