EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS (SECTION II AND III) (CONT).
(3) 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:
Z - Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn and dispose of the item at the level of maintenance
shown in 3rd position of SMR Code.
O - Reparable item. When not economically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at unit or AVUM
F - Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the direct
support or AVIM level.
H - Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the general
D - Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair capability, return to depot. Condemnation and
disposal of item not authorized below depot level.
L - Reparable item. Condemnation and disposal not authorized below specialized repair activity (SRA).
A - Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures because of specific reasons (e.g., precious
metal content, high dollar value, critical material, or hazardous material). Refer to appropriate
manuals/directives for specific instructions.
FSCM (Column (3)). The Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM) is a 5-digit numeric code which is used
to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency, etc., that supplies the item.
PART NUMBER (Column (4)). 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.
When you use an NSN to requisition an item, the item you receive may have a different part
number from the part ordered.
DESCRIPTION AND USABLE ON CODE (UOC) (Column (5)). This column includes the following information:
The Federal item name and, when required, a minimum description to identify the item.
Items that are included in kits and sets are listed below the name of the kit or set.
Spare/repair parts that make up an assembled item are listed immediately following the assembled item
Part numbers for bulk materials are referenced in this column in the line item entry for the item to be
When the item is not used with all serial numbers of the same model, the effective serial numbers are
shown on the last lines of the description (before UOC).
The usable on code, when applicable (see paragraph C-5, special information).
The statement "END OF FIGURE" appears just below the last item description in Column (5) for a given
figure in both Section II and Section III.
QTY (Column (6)). The QTY (quantity per figure column) indicates the quantity of the item used in the breakout
shown on the illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional group, subfunctional group, or an assembly. A "V"
appearing in this column in lieu of a quantity indicates that the quantity is variable and the quantity may vary from
application to application.