b. SMR Code (Column (2)).
maintenance, and recoverability (SMR) code is a five-
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.
(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
entered in the third position of
the SNR code.
Items coded PC are subject to deterioration.
requested/requisitioned individually. They are part of a
kit which is authorized to the maintenance category
indicated in the third position of the SMR code. The
complete kit must be requisitioned and applied.