Item procured and stocked for anticipated or known usage.
Item is not procured or stocked because the requirements
for the item will result in the replacement of the next
A support item that is not stocked. When required, item
will be procured through normal supply channels.
Cannibalization or salvage may be used as a source
of supply for any items coded above except those
coded XA and aircraft support items as restricted
by AR 700-42.
(2) Maintenance code. Maintenance codes are assigned to
indicate the levels of maintenance authorized to USE and REPAIR
support items. The maintenance codes are entered in the third and
fourth positions of the Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
(a) The maintenance code entered in the third position will
indicate the lowest maintenance level authorized to remove, replace,
and use the support item. The maintenance code entered in the third
position will indicate one of the following levels of maintenance:
- Support item is removed, replaced, used at the direct
- Support item is removed, replaced, used at the general
(b) The maintenance code entered in the fourth position
indicates whether the item is to be repaired and identifies the
lowest maintenance level with the capability to perform complete
repair (i.e., all authorized maintenance functions). This position
will contain one of the following maintenance codes.
- The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair
of the support item is the depot level.
Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.