Note

Some limited repair may be done on the item at a lower level of maintenance, if authorized by the Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC) and SMR codes.

Maintenance Code Application/Explanation

O - Unit/AVUM is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item.

F - Direct support/AVIM is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item.

H - General support is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item.

L - Specialized repair activity is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item.

D - Depot is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item.

Z - Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.

B - No repair is authorized. No parts or special tools are authorized for the maintenance of "B" coded item. However, the item may be reconditioned by adjusting, lubricating, etc., at the user level.

Recoverability Code. Recoverability codes are assigned to items to indicate the disposition action on unserviceable items. The recoverability code is entered in the fifth position of the SMR code as follows:

Recoverability Code_

Application/Explanation

Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn and dispose of the item at the level of maintenance shown in the third position of the SMR code.

Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the unit level.

Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the direct support level.

Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the general support level.

Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair capability, return to depot. Condemnation and disposal of item are not authorized below depot level.

Reparable item. Condemnation and disposal not authorized below Specialized Repair Activity (SRA).

A - Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures because of specific reasons (such as precious metal content, high dollar value, critical material, or hazardous material). Refer to appropriate manuals/directives for specific instructions.

NSN (Column (3)). The NSN for the item is listed in this column.

CAGEC (Column (4)). The Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGEC) is a five-digit code which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency/activity that supplies the item.

PART NUMBER (Column (5)). Indicates the primary number used by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm, corporation, or Government activity), which controls the design and characteristics of the item by means of its engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and inspection requirements to identify an item or range of items.

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