measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
D The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
abbreviation (eg., ea, in, pr, etc). When the unit of
measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of
repair of the support item is the depot level.
Z Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
issue that will satisfy the required units of measure will
(3) Recoverability code Recoverability codes
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit Indicates the
are assigned to support items to indicate the disposition
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the
action on unserviceable items. The recoverability code is
illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional
entered in the fifth position of the Uniform SMR Code
group, subfunctional group, or an assembly. A "V"
format as follows:
appearing in this column in lieu of a quantity indicates
that no specific quantity is applicable, (e.g., shims,
Z Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn
4. Special Information
and dispose at the level indicated in position 3.
The following publication pertains to the AN/TP- M-
H Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable,
24(V)2 and its components: TM
condemn and dispose at the general support
Test Facilities Set AN/TPM-24(V)2
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
D Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair
a. When National stock number or part
capability, return to depot. Condemnation and
number is unknown.
disposal not authorized below depot level.
(1) First Using the table of contents,
National Stock Number Indicates the
determine the functional group within which the item
National stock number assigned to the item and will be
belongs. This is necessary since illustrations are
used for requisitioning purposes
prepared for functional groups and listings are divided
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
into the same groups.
used by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm,
(2) Second, Find the illustration covering
corporation, or Government activity), which controls the
the functional group to which the item belongs.
design and characteristics of the item by means of its
(3) Third. Identify the item on the
engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and
illustration and note the illustration figure and item
inspection requirements to identify an item or range of
number of the item.
(4) Fourth Using the Repair Parts Listing,
find the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
When a stock numbered item is requisitioned,
b. When National stock number or part
the repair part received may have a different
number is known.
part number than the part being replaced.
(1) First. Using the Index of National
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
Stock Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent
(FSCM). The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB
National stock number or part number. This index is in
708-42 which is used to identify the manufacturer,
NIIN sequence followed by a list of part numbers in
distributor, or Government agency, etc.
alphanumeric sequence, cross-referenced to the
Description Indicates the Federal item
illustration figure number and item number.
name and, if required, a minimum description to identify
(2) Second After finding the figure and
item number, locate the figure and item number in the
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the
repair parts list.
standard of the basic quantity of the listed item as used
in performing the actual maintenance function. This
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