F-3.2 SMR CODE (Column (2)). The Source, Maintenance, and Recoverability (SMR) code is a 5-
position code containing supply/requisitioning information, maintenance category authorization criteria,
and disposition instruction, as shown in the following breakout:
*Complete Repair: Maintenance capacity, capability, and authority to perform all corrective maintenance
tasks of the Repair function in a use/user environment in order to restore serviceability to a failed item.
F-3.2.1 Source Code. The source code tells you how to get an item needed for maintenance, repair, or
overhaul of an end item/equipment. Explanations of source codes follows:
Stocked items; use the applicable NSN to request/requisition items with these
codes, They are authorized to the maintenance level indicated by the code
entered in the 3d position of the SMR code.
**NOTE: Items coded PC are subject to deterioration.
(Made at Unit/
(Made at DS/
MH- (Made at GS
ML- (Made at Spe-
(Made at Depot)
Items with these codes are not to be requested/requisitioned individually. They
are part of a kit which is authorized to the maintenance level indicated in the
3d position of the SMR code. The complete kit must be requisitioned and
Items with these codes are not to be requested/requisitioned
individually. They must be made from bulk material which is
identified by the part number in the DESCRIPTION AND USABLE
ON CODE Bulk Material group of the repair parts list in the (UOC)
column and listed in the Bulk Material group of the repair parts list
in this RPSTL. If the item is authorized to you by the 3d position
code of the SMR code, but the source code indicates it is made at a
higher level, order the item from the higher level of maintenance.