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TM 5-4120-268-20P
S  Repair Parts, Special Tools, Test Equipment and
U  Repair parts specifically selected for salvage by
assemblies which are economically reparable at
reclamation units because of precious metal
DSU and GSU activities and which normal are
content, critical materials, or high dollar value
furnished by supply on an exchange basis.
reusable casings or castings.
b  Federal Stock Number. This column indicates the
When items are determined by a GSU to be
uneconomically reparable, they will be for
Federal stock number assigned to the item and will be
evaluation and analysis before final disposition.
used for requisitioning purposes.
c. Description.  This column indicates the Federal
T  Higher dollar value recoverable repair parts,
special tools and test equipment which are
item name and any additional description of the item
subject to special handling and are issued on an
required. Assembly components and subassemblies are
exchange basis. Such items will be repaired or
indented under major assemblies.  The abbreviation
overhauled at depot maintenance activities only.
"we", when used as part of the nomenclature, indicates
No repair may be accomplished at lower levels.
the Federal stock number includes all armament,
U  Repair Parts, Special Tools and Test Equipment
equipment, accessories, and repair parts issued with the
specifically selected for salvage by reclamation
item.  A part number or other reference number is
units because of precious metal content, critical
followed by the applicable five-digit Federal supply code
materials, high dollar value or reusable casings
for manufacturers in parenthesis. Repair parts quantities
or castings.
included in kits and sets are shown in front of the repair
(2)  Maintenance  code  indicates  the  lowest
part name.
Material required for manufacture or
category of maintenance authorized to install the listed
fabrication is identified.
d. Unit of Measure (U/M). A two-character alphabetic
Repair  parts  and  special  tools  assigned
maintenance code "C" may be stocked at the operator
abbreviation indicating the amount or quantity of the item
level of maintenance when authorized by the Unit
upon which the allowances are based, e.g., ft, ea, pr, etc.
Commander. The maintenance level codes are:
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit.
This column
indicates the quantity of the item used in the assembly
group.  A "V" appearing in this column in lieu of a
C ................................ Operator/crew
quantity indicates that a definite quantity cannot be
O................................ Organizational maintenance
indicated (e.g., shims, spacers, etc.)
(3)  Recoverability  code  indicates  whether
f. Fifteen-Day
unserviceable items should be returned for recovery or
Items  not  coded  are  expendable.
(1) The allowance columns are divided into four
Recoverability codes are:
subcolumn. Indicated in each subcolumn opposite the
first appearance of each item is the total quantity of items
R  Applied  to  repair  parts  (assemblies  and
authorized for the number of equipment supported.
components) which are considered economically
Subsequent appearances of the same item will have the
reparable  at  direct  and  general  support
letters "REF" in the allowance column.  To locate the
maintenance levels.  When the maintenance
referenced item, locate the FSN or reference number in
capability to repair these items does not exist,
the index. The earliest figure and item number is the
they are normally disposed of at ;the GS level.
referenced item. Items authorized for Use as required
When supply considerations dictate, some of
but not for initial stockage are identified with an asterisk
these repair parts may be listed for automatic
in the allowance column.
return to supply for depot level repair as set forth
(2) The quantitative allowance for organizational
in AR 710-50.  When so listed, they will be
level of maintenance represents one initial prescribed
replaced by supply on an exchange basis.
load for a 15-day period for the number of equipment
S  Repair  parts  and  assemblies  which  are
supported. Units authorized additional prescribed loads,
economically reparable at DSU and GSU
multiple the number of prescribed loads by the quantity in
activities and which normally are furnished by
the appropriate density column to determine the number
supply on an exchange basis. When items are
of repair parts authorized.
determined by a GSU to be uneconomically
reparable, they will be evacuated to a depot for
evaluation and analysis before final disposition.
T  High dollar value recoverable repair parts which
are subject to special handling and are issued on
an exchange basis. Such repair parts normally
are repaired or overhauled at depot maintenance

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