For USAF programs and the USA Safeguard Program, Code F will be used to
denote intermediate maintenance. On joint programs, use of either Code F or
H by the joining Service will denote intermediate level of USAF and the USA
Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair capability,
return to depot. Condemnation and disposal not authorized
below depot level.
Reparable item. Repair, condemnation and disposal not
authorized below depot/Specialized Repair Activity level.
Item requires special handling or condemnation procedure
because of specific reasons (i.e., precious metal content,
high-dollar value, critical material or hazardous material).
Refer to appropriate manuals/directives for specific
c. (ALL) /Vational Stock Number (Column 4). Indicates the National Stock Number assigned to
the item and will be used for requisitioning purposes.
d. (ALL) Description (Column 5). Indicates the Federal item name and any additional descrip-
tions of the item required. The abbreviation w/e when used as part of the nomenclature, indicates
that the National Stock Number includes all armament, equipment, accessories and repair parts
issued with the item. A part number or other reference number is followed by the applicable five digit
Federal Supply Code for manufacturer in parentheses. If two reference numbers and Federal Supply
Codes for manufacturer are listed, the first listing refers to the Department of Defense Drawing
Number, the second listing refers to the actual part manufacturer. Items that are included in kits and
sets are listed below the name of the kit or set with the quantity of each item in the kit or set indicated in
the quantity incorporated in unit column.
e. (ALL) Unit of Measure (U/M) (Column 6). Indicates the standard of the basic quantity of the
listed item as used in performing the actual maintenance function. This measure is expressed by a
two-character alphabetical abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc.). When the unit of measure differs
from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of issue that will satisfy the required units of measure will be
f. (ALL) Quantity Incorporated in Unit (Column 7). Indicates the quantity of the item used in the
assembly group. A V appearing in this column in lieu of a quantity indicates that a definite quantity
cannot be indicated (e.g., shims, spacers, etc.).
D-4. Special Information.
a. (ALL) Identification of Usable On Codes for this Manual is not applicable.
b. Army unit maintenance personnel will extract the items which they require from Section II, 3rd
or 4th position of column 2 of the intermediate direct and general support RPSTL. Parts which are
manufactured or assembled at a higher level than that authorized to install the part are indicated by the
use of higher level code in the source column.