b. SMR CODE (Column (2)). The Source, Maintenance, and Recoverability (SMR) code contains
supply/requisitioning information, maintenance level authorization criteria, and disposition instruction, as shown in the
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.
(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
source codes. They are authorized to the category indicated by the code
entered in the 3rd position of the SMR code.
Items coded PC are subject to deterioration
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 3rd position of the SMR code. The complete kit must be requisitioned and