a. Source, Maintenance, and Recoverability Codes (SMR).
(1) Source Code. Indicates the selection status and source for the listed item. Source coded used are:
Applied to repair parts which are stocked in or supplied
from DSA/GSA or Army supply system, and authorized for
use at indicated maintenance categories.
Applied to repair parts which are not procured or stocked
but are to be manufactured at indicated maintenance
Applied to assemblies which are not procured or stocked
as such but are made up of two or more units, each of
which carry individual stock numbers and descriptions and
are procured and stocked and can be assembled by units
at indicated maintenance categories.
Applied to parts and assemblies which are not procured
or stocked; the mortality of which normally is below that
of the applicable end item; and the failure of which
should result in retirement of the end item from the
Applied to repair parts which are not procured or stocked,
the requirement for which will be supplied by use of the
next higher assembly or component.
Applied to repair parts which are not stocked. The in-
dicated maintenance category requiring such repair parts
will attempt to obtain them through cannibalization; if
not obtainable through cannibalization, such repair parts
will be requisitioned with supporting justification
through normal supply channels.
Applied to major assemblies that are procured with PAMA
(Procurement Equipment Missile Army) funds for initial
issue only to be used as exchange assemblies at DSU and GSU
maintenance levels. These assemblies will not be
stocked above DSU and GSU level or returned to depot level.
(2) Maintenance code. Indicates the lowest category of maintenance authorized to install the listed item. The
maintenance codes are: