Do not requisition an "XA"-coded item. Order its next higher assembly. (Also, refer to the
If an "XB" item is not availabe from salvage, order it using the FSCM and part number given.
Installation drawing, diagram, instruction sheet, field service drawing, that is identified by
manufacturer's part number.
Item is not stocked. Order an "XD"-coded item through normal supply channels using the
FSCM and part number given, if no NSN is available.
NOTE: Cannibalization or controlled exchange, when authorized, may be used as a source of supply for
items with the above source codes, except for those source coded "XA" or those aircraft support items
restricted by requirements of AR 700-42.
a. ITEM NO. (Column (1)). Indicates the number used to identify items called out in the illustration.
b. 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
Who can install,
Who can do
action on an
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
(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: