Item procured and stocked for anticipated or known usage.
Item procured and stocked for insurance purpose because essentiality dictates that a minimum
quantity be available in the supply system.
Support item, excluding support equipment, procured for initial issue or outfitting and stocked
only for subsequent or additional initial issues or outfittings. Not subject to automatic
Support equipment procured and stocked for initial issue or outfitting to specified maintenance
Item is not procured or stocked because the requirements for the item will result in the
replacement of the next higher assembly.
Item is not procured or stocked. If not available through salvage, requisition.
A support item that is not stocked. When required, item will be procured through normal supply
Cannibalization or salvage may be used as a source of supply for any items coded above except those
coded XA and aircraft support items as restricted by AR 700-42.
(2) Maintenance code. Maintenance codes are assigned to indicate the levels of maintenance authorized to
USE and REPAIR support items.
The maintenance codes are entered in the third and fourth positions of the Uniform SMR Code Format as follows:
(a) The maintenance code entered in the third position will indicate the lowest maintenance level
authorized to remove, replace, and use the support item. The maintenance code entered in the third position will indicate
one of the following levels of maintenance:
Support item is removed, replaced, used at the organizational level.