ARMY TM 10-1670-278-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-26-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-27
Explanation of Columns (Sections II and III) (cont).
The maintenance code entered in the fourth position tells whether or not the item is to be repaired and
identifies the lowest maintenance level with the capability to do complete repair (i.e., perform all
authorized repair functions). NOTE: Some limited repair may be done on the item at a lower level of
maintenance, if authorized by the Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC) and SMR codes. This position
will contain one of the following maintenance codes.
O - Organizational or (aviation unit) is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item.
F - Direct support or aviation intermediate level is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item.
H - General Support is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item.
L - Specialized repair activity is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item.
D - Depot is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item.
Z - Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
B - No repair is authorized. (No parts or special tools are authorized for the maintenance of a "B" coded item).
However, the item may be reconditioned by adjusting, lubricating, etc., at the user level.
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 organizational
or aviation unit level.
F - Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the direct
support or aviation intermediate 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.