1-8. SOURCE, MAINTENANCE AND RECOVERABILITY (SMR) CODES - Continued
The depot category of maintenance is the lowest level capable of complete repair.
No repair is authorized. The item may be reconditioned by adjusting lubricating, etc. at the user level. No parts
or special tools are required for the maintenance of this item.
Nonrepairable. No repair is authorized.
Recoverability Code (fifth position). Indicates the disposition action on unserviceable items.
Repairable item. When uneconomically repairable, condemn and dispose at organizational level.
Repairable item. When uneconomically repairable condemn and dispose at Direct Support.
Repairable. When uneconomically repairable, condemn and dispose at General Support.
Repairable. When beyond lower maintenance level repair capability, return to depot for disposal.
Repairable. When uneconomically repairable, condemn and dispose at a specialized repair activity.
Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures because of specific reasons (i.e. precious metal
content, high dollar value, critical material or hazardous material). Refer to appropriate manuals/directives for
Nonrepairable item. When unserviceable condemn and dispose at the maintenance level indicated in the third
Section IV. ADMINISTRATIVE PUBLICATIONS
Centralized Inventory Management of the Army Supply System
Supply Policy Below the Wholesale Level
Requisitioning, Receipt and Issue System
Army Material Maintenance Concepts and Policies
Defense Disposal Manual
Fed Std 757
Stitches, Seams, and Stitching
Maintenance Expenditure Limits for FSC Groups 72, 83, 84 and FSC Classes 7210-8340,
General Fabric Repair
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