Item procured and stocked for anticipated or known usage.
Item procured and stocked for insurance purposes because essentiality dictates that a minimum
quantity be available in the supply system.
Item procured and stocked and which otherwise would be coded PA except that it is deteriorative in
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 replenishment.
Support equipment procured and stocked for initial issue or outfitting to specified maintenance
Support equipment which will not be stocked but which will be centrally procured on demand.
Item procured and stocked to provide for sustained support for the life of the equipment. It is applied
to an item peculiar to the equipment which because of probable discontinuance or shutdown of
production facilities would prove uneconomical to reproduce at a later time.
An item of depot overhaul/repair kit and not purchased separately. Depot kit defined as a kit that
provides items required at the time of overhaul or repair.
An item of a maintenance kit and not purchased separately. Maintenance kit defined as a kit that
provides an item that can be replaced at organizational or intermediate levels of maintenance.
Item included in both a depot overhaul/repair kit and a maintenance kit.
Item to be manufactured or fabricated at organizational level.
Item to be manufactured or fabricated at intermediate maintenance levels.
Air Force-Intermediate (*)
Army-General Support (*)
Marine Corps-4th Echelon
Item to be manufactured or fabricated at both afloat and ashore intermediate maintenance
levels-Navy use only.
Item to be manufactured or fabricated at depot maintenance level.
Item to be assembled at organizational level.
Item to be assembled at intermediate maintenance levels.
Air Force-lnterrnediate (*)
Army-Direct Support (*)
Marine Corps-3rd Echelon