-General support is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item.
-Specialized repair activity (designate the specialized repair activity) is the lowest level that can do
complete repair of the item.
-Depot level 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 3rd position of SMR Code.
-Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at organizational or
aviation unit level.
-Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the direct support or
aviation intermediate 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. National Stock Number (Column (3). The National Stock Number (NSN) for the item is listed in this column.
d. GACEC (Column (4)). CAGEC is a 5-digit alpha numeric code which is used to identify the manufacturer,
distributor, or Government agency, etc., that supplies the item.
e. Part Number (Column (5)). 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.
When you use a NSN to requisition an item, the item you receive may have a different
part number from the part ordered.
f. Description and Usable on Code (UOC) (Column (6)). This column includes the following information: