Unit/AVUM is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item.
Direct support/AVIM is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item.
General Support Is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item
Specialized repair activity Is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item.
Depot is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item
Nonreparable No repair is authorized
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
(3) 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
Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn and dispose of the item at the level of
maintenance shown in 3d position of SMR Code
Reparable item. When not economically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at unit or
Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the direct
support or AVIM level.
Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the general
Reparable item When beyond lower level repair capability, return to depot. Condemnation and
disposal of item not authorized below depot level.
Reparable item. Condemnation and disposal not authorized below specialized repair activity
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.
c. CAGEC (Column (3)). The Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGEC) is a 5-digit numeric code
which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency/activity that supplies the item.
d. PART NUMBER (Column (4)) Indicates the primary number used by the manufacturer, (individual, company,
firm, corporation, or Government activity), which controls the design and characteristics of the item by means of its
engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and inspection requirements to identify an item or range of items.