REPAIR PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS LIST
(Current as of 17 December 1974)
Section I. INTRODUCTION
This appendix lists the repair parts and bulk materials required for performance of organizational
maintenance of the Aerial Recovery Kit.
This Repair Parts and Special Tools List is divided into the following sections:
a. Section II. Repair Parts List. A list of repair parts authorized for use in the performance of
maintenance. Parts are listed in figure and item number sequence. Bulk materials are listed in NSN
b. Section III. Special Tools List. (Not applicable).
c. Section IV. National Stock Number and Reference Number Index. A list, in ascending numeri-
cal sequence, of all National stock numbers appearing in the listing, followed by a list, in alphameric
sequence, of all reference numbers appearing in the listing. National stock numbers and reference
numbers are cross-referenced to each illustration figure and item number appearance.
C-3. Explanation of Columns.
The following provides an explanation of columns found in the tabular listing:
a. Source, Maintenance, and Recoverability Codes (SMR).
(1) Source Code. Source codes are assigned to support items to indicate the manner of
acquiring support items for maintenance, repair, or overhaul of end items. Source codes are entered in
the first and second positions of the Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
Item procured and stocked for anticipated or known usage.
Item procured and stocked for insurance purpose because essentiality dictates
that a minimum quantity be available in the supply systems.
NOTE: Cannibalization or salvage may be used as a source of supply for any items source coded above
except aircraft support items as restricted by AR 700-42.
(2) Maintenance Code. Maintenance codes are assigned to indicate the levels of maintenance
authorized to USE and REPAIR support items. The maintenance codes are entered in the third and
fourth positions of the Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
(a) The maintenance code entered in the third position will indicate the lowest mainte-
nance level authorized to remove, replace, and use the support item. The maintenance code entered in
the third position will indicate the following level of maintenance.
Support item is removed, replaced, used at the organizational level.
(b) The maintenance code entered in the fourth position indicates whether the item is
to be repaired and identifies the lowest maintenance level with the capability to perform complete repair
(i.e., all authorized maintenance functions). This position will contain the following maintenance code: