d. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard
(2) Major Army commanders are authorized
or basic quantity by which the listed item is used in
to approve reductions in the range of support items
performing the actual maintenance function.
authorized for use in units within their commands.
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
Recommendations for increases, in range of items
abbreviation, e.g., ea, in., pr, etc., and is the basis used
authorized for use, should be forwarded to the
to indicate quantities and allowances in subsequent
Commanding Officer, Edgewood Arsenal, ATTN:
columns. When the unit of measure differs from the unit
SMUEA-DE-ETL, Edgewood Arsenal, MD 21010, for
of issue, the lowest unit of issue that will satisfy the
action on such recommendations. Changes approved
required units of measure will be requisitioned.
will be reflected in a revision to the manual.
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
g. DS/GS Maintenance Allowances.
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the
illustration figure. A "V" appearing in this column in lieu
(1) An asterisk (*) entered in the direct
of a quantity indicates that no specific quantity is
support (DS) and general support (GS) subcolumn
applicable, e.g., shims, spacers, etc.
indicates that the repair part is authorized for use at that
level, and will be requisitioned on an "as required" basis.
f. Organizational Maintenance Allowances.
(2) The repair parts authorized at the DS/GS
levels are for the maintenance mission at these levels.
organizational (org) allowance subcolumn indicates that
the repair part is authorized for use at the organizational
(3) Requirements for repair parts stockage
level, and will be requisitioned on an "as required" basis
and for distribution to supported units will be based on
until stockage is based on demand in accordance with
demand and determined in accordance with AR 710-2.
h. 1-Year Allowances Per 100 Equipments/
Contingency Planning Purposes. An asterisk (*) entered
entered in the fourth position indicates whether the item
in the contingency (cntgcy) column indicates that the
is to be repaired and identifies the lowest maintenance
total quantity of the repair part required for distribution
level with the capability to perform complete repair (i.e.,
and contingency planning purposes will be based on
all authorized maintenance functions). Capabilities of
higher maintenance categories are considered equal or
better. Applicable codes are:
i. Depot Maintenance Allowance Per 100
Equipments. An asterisk (*) entered in the depot column
indicates that the repair part is authorized for use at the
depot level, and will be requisitioned on an "as required"
O ---------------------Organizational maintenance
Z----------------------Non-repairable. No repair is authorized.
j. Illustration. This column is divided as follows:
(3) Recoverability code (position 5). Indicates
whether unserviceable items should be returned for
(1) Figure number.
Indicates the figure
recovery or salvage. Applicable recoverability codes
number of the illustration on which the item is shown.
(2) Item number.
Indicates the callout
number used to reference the item on the illustration.
4. Special information
unserviceable, condemn and dispose
at the level indicated in position 3.
a. Usable on codes are included in Column 3.
Uncoded items are applicable to entire as-
F----------------------Reparable item. When uneconomically
repairable, condemn and dispose at
the direct support level.
b. Federal Stock Number. Indicates the Federal
stock number assigned to the item and will be used for