b. Federal Stock Number, Column 2. This col-
will be filled by use of the next higher
umn indicates the Federal stock number assigned
assembly or component.
to the, item and will be used for requisitioning
X2 -Repair parts which are not stocked. The
indicated maintenance category requir-
c. Description, Column 3. This column indicates
ing such repair parts will attempt to
the Federal item name and any additional de-
obtain same through cannibalization.
scription of the item required. The index num-
Where such repair parts are not obtain-
ber has been included as part of the description
able through cannibalization, require-
to aid in the location of "same as" items. A part
ments will be requisitioned, with ac-
number of other reference number is followed
by the applicable five-digit Federal supply code
mal supply channels.
for manufacturers in parentheses.
G -Major assemblies that are procured with
d. Unit of Measure, Column 4. A 2-character
PEMA funds for initial issue only as ex-
alphabetic abbreviation indicating the amount or
change assemblies at DSU and GSU
quantity of the item upon which the allowances
level. These assemblies will not be
are based, e.g., ft, ea, pr, etc.
stocked above DS and GS level or re-
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit, Column 5.
turned to depot supply level.
This column indicates the quantity of the item
(2) Maintenance codes indicate the lowest
used in the AN/VSS-3. A "V" appearing in this
category of maintenance authorized to install the
column in lieu of a quantity indicates that a defin-
listed item. The maintenance level codes are-
ite quantity cannot be indicated (e.g., shims,
C . . . . . . . . Operator/crew
f. 15-Day Organizational Maintenance Allow-
O. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Organizational maintenance
ances, Column 3 of Section II and Column 6 of
(3) Recoverability codes indicate whether
unserviceable items should be returned for re-
(1) The allowance columns are divided into
covery or salvage. Items not coded are expend-
four subcolumns. Indicated in each subcolumn op-
able. Recoverability codes are-
posite the first appearance of each item is the total
quantity of items authorized for the number of
-Repair parts and assemblies that are eco-
equipments supported. Subsequent appearances of
nomically repairable at DSU and GSU
the same item will have the letters "REF" in the
activities and are normally furnished by
allowance columns. Items authorized for use as
supply on an exchange basis.
required but not for initial stockage are identified
with an asterisk in the allowance column.
-Repair parts and assemblies which are eco-
nomically repairable at DSU and GSU
(2) The quantitative allowances for orga-
activities and which normally are furn-
nizational level of maintenance represents one
ished by supply on an exchange basis.
initial prescribed load for a 15-day period for the
When items are determined by a GSU to
number of equipments supported. Units and orga-
be uneconomically repairable, they will
nizations authorized additional prescribed loads
be evacuated to a depot for evaluation
will multiply the number of prescribed loads
and analysis before final disposition.
authorized by the quantity of repair parts re-
flected in the density column applicable to the
-High-dollar value recoverable repair parts
number of items supported to obtain the total
which are subject to special handling
quantity of repair parts authorized.
and are issued on an exchange basis.
Such repair parts normally are repaired
(3) Organizational units providing mainte-
or overhauled at depot maintenance
nance for more than 100 of these equipments shall
determine the total quantity of parts required by
converting the equipment quantity to a decimal
-Repair parts specifically selected for salv-
factor by placing a decimal point before the next
age by reclamation units because of pre-
to last digit of the number to indicate hundredths,
cious metal content, critical materials, or
and multiplying the decimal factor, by the parts
high-dollar value reusable casings or
quantity authorized in the 51-100 allowance col-