h a v e in the description column a reference to the
f i r s t appearance of the item. Items authorized for
use as required, but not for initial stockage are
Direct support maintenance
identified with an asterisk in the allowance column.
(3) R e c o v e r a b i l i t y C o d e .
(2) The quantitative allowances for organiza-
w h e t h e r unserviceable items should be returned for
t i o n a l level of maintenance represents one initial
r e c o v e r y or salvage. Items not coded are expend-
p r e s c r i b e d load for a 15-day period for the number
able. Recoverability codes are:
o f equipments supported. Units and Organizations
authorized additional prescribed loads will multi-
p l y the number of prescribed loads authorized by
t h e quantity of repair parts reflected in the appro-
p r i a t e density column to obtain the total quantity
of re parts authorized.
( 3 ) Organizational unita providing maintenance
f o r more than 100 of these equipments will deter-
tate, some of these repair parts may he listed for auto-
m i n e the total quantity of parts required. This is
matic return to supply for depot level repair as set
done by converting the equipment quantity to a
forth in AR 710-50. When so listed, they will be re-
decimal factor by placing a decimal point before the
placed by supply on an exchange basis.
n e x t to last digit of the number to indicate hun-
Applied to high dollar value recoverable repair parts
which are subject to special handling and are issued
d r e d t h s , and multiplying the decimal factor by the
on an exchange basis. Such repair parts normally are
p a r t s quantity authorized in the 51-100 allowance
repaired or overhau led at depot maintenance activities.
5 1 - 1 0 0 equipments is 12; therefore, for 140 equip-
ments multiply 12 by 1.40 to obtain 16.80; rounded
off this gives 17 parts required.
(4) Subsequent changes to allowances will be
(4) This column also lists, below the SMR code,
l i m i t e d as follows No change in the range of items
an index number for each item in ascending nu-
is authorized. If additional items are considered
m e r i c a l sequence, which is used to locate items in
n e c e s s a r y , a recommendation should be forwarded
to US Army Troop Support Command for excep-
and/or reference number is known.
t i o n s or revisions to the allowance list. Revisions
t o the range of items authorized will be made by
b. Federal Stock Number. T h i s c o l u m n i n d i c a t e s
t h i s Command based upon engineering experience,
the Federal stock number for the item.
demand data, or TAMMS information.
g. Thirty-Day DS Maintenance Allowances.
c. Description, This column indicates the Federal
(1) The allowance columns are divided into
item name and any additional description of the
item required. A part number or other reference
o p p o s i t e the first appearance of each item, is the
n u m b e r is preceded by the applicable fivedigit Fed-
t o t a l quantity of items authorized for the number
eral supply code for manufacturers in parentheses.
of equipments supported. Subsequent appearances
of the same item will have no entry in the allowance
d. Unit of Measure. T h i s c o l u m n i n d i c a t e s t h e
c o l u m n , but will have in the description column a
unit used as a basis for issue; e.g., ea, pr, ft, yd; etc.
reference to the first appearance of the item. Items
a u t h o r i z e d for use as required but not for initial
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. I n d i c a t e s t h e
s t o c k a g e are identified with an asterisk in the al-
quantity of the item used in the functional group.
l o w a n c e column.
( 2 ) The quantitative allowances for direct sup-
port levels of maintenance will represent initial
stockage for a 30-day period for the number of
(1) The allowance columns are divided into four
e q u i p m e n t s supported.
s u b c o l u m n s . Indicated in each subcolumn opposite
(3) Determination of the total quantity of parts
the first appearance of each item is the total quan-
required for maintenance of more than 100 of
t i t y of items authorized for the number of equip-
t h e s e equipments can be accomplished by convert-
ments supported. Subsequent appearances of the
i n g the equipment quantity to a decimal factor by
s a m e item will have no allowance columns but will