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.
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 source codes. They are authorized to the
category indicated by the code entered in the 3d position of
the SMR code.
**NOTE: 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 3d position of the SMR
code. The complete kit must be requisitioned and applied.