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:
How you get an item.
on an unservice-
Who can install,
Who can do
replace or use
on the item.
*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.
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:
**NOTE: Items coded PC are subject to deterioration.
MO--(Made at org.
MF--(Made at DS/
MH--(Made at GS
ML--Made at Spe-
Activity (SRA) )
MD--(Made at Depot)
Stocked items; use the applicable NSN to request/requisition items with these source
codes. They are authorized to the category indicated by the code entered in the 3d
position of the SMR code.
Items with these codes are not to be requested/requisitioned individually. They are part
of a kit which is authorized to the maintenance category indicated in the 3d position of
the SMR code. The complete kit must be requisitioned and applied.
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 (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