Parts and assemblies that are not procured or stocked because the failure rate Is normally below
that of the applicable end item or component. The failure of such part or assembly should result in
retirement of the end Item from the supply system.
Repair parts which are not procured or stocked. The requirement for such items will be filled by
the next higher assembly or component.
Repair Parts, Special Tools and Test Equipment which are not stocked and have no foreseen
mortality. The Indicated maintenance category requiring such repair parts will attempt to obtain
the parts through cannibalization or salvage, the item may be requisitioned with exception data,
from the end Item manager, for Immediate use.
Major assemblies that are procured with PEMA funds for Initial issue only as exchange
assemblies at DSU and GSU level. These assemblies will not be stocked above the DS and GS
level or returned to depot supply level.
(2) Maintenance code indicates the lowest category of maintenance authorized to install the listed item. The
maintenance level code is:
(3) Recoverability code indicates whether unserviceable Items should be returned for recovery or salvage.
Items not coded are expendable. Recoverability codes are:
Repair parts (assemblies and components) which are considered economically reparable at direct
and general support maintenance levels. When the maintenance capability to repair these Items
does not exist, they are normally disposed of at the GS level. When supply considerations dictate,
some of these repair parts may be listed for automatic return to supply for depot level repair as set
forth in AR 710-50. When so listed, they will be replaced by supply on an exchange basis.
Repair parts and assemblies which are economically reparable at DSU and GSU activities and
which normally are furnished by supply on an exchange basis. When Items are determined by a
GSU to be uneconomically reparable they will be evacuated to a depot for evaluation and analysis
before final disposition.