INTRO TO M2/M3 BFV - OD0456 - LESSON 2/TASK 1
and quantity incorporated in unit. Each of these items will be discussed in
the subparagraphs below. The parts manual at the IDS/IGS level is set up
just like that at the unit level.
(1) Figure Number.
This column lists the figure to which the part
number and description apply.
(2) Item Number.
The number used to identify the item called out in the
(3) Source, Maintenance, and Recoverability (SMR) Codes.
(a) Source Codes.
Source codes indicate the manner of acquiring
support items for maintenance, repair, or overhaul of end items.
uniform SMR code format is listed in both parts manuals.
information concerning these codes, refer to the parts manual. The source
code is entered into the first and second positions of the uniform SMR code.
level of maintenance authorized to use and repair support items.
uniform SMR code format as follows:
The maintenance code entered in the third position will indicate the
lowest maintenance level authorized to remove, replace and use the support
The maintenance code entered in the fourth position indicates
whether the item is to be repaired and identifies the lowest maintenance
level with the capability to perform complete repair (i.e., all authorized
(c) Recoverability Code.
Recoverability codes are assigned to
support items to indicate the disposition action on unserviceable items.
The recoverability code is entered in the fifth position of the uniform SMR
(4) National Stock Number (NSN). This entry indicates the NSN assigned
to that item. This is the number that will be used for requisitioning the