(2) MAINTENANCE CODES (3rd and 4th position). The maintenance code entered in the 3rd position
indicates the lowest maintenance level authorized to replace the item. The maintenance code entered in the 4th position
indicates whether the item is to be repaired and identifies the lowest maintenance level with the capability to perform
complete repair. The maintenance codes are as follows:
Item is removed or replaced at organizational
level (3rd position)
Non-repairable - No repairs authorized (4th
(3) RECOVERABILITY CODE (5th position).
The recoverability code indicates the disposition action on
Non-repairable item. When unserviceable, condemn
and dispose of at the level indicated in position
b. NATIONAL STOCK NUMBER. This column indicates the National Stock Number assigned to the item and will be
used for requisitioning purposes.
This column indicates the Federal Item Name and any additional description of the item
d. UNIT OF MEASURE (U/M). A 2 character alphabetic abbreviation indicating the amount or quantity of the item
upon which the allowances are based, e.g., ft, ea, pr, etc.
e. QUANITY FURNISHED WITH EQUIPMENT (BIIL only). This column indicates the quantity of an item furnished
with the equipment.
f. QUANITY AUTHORIZED (Items Troop Installed or Authorized Only).
This column indicates the quantity of the
item authorized to be used with the equipment.
g. ILLUSTRATION (BIIL only). This column is divided as follows:
(1) FIGURE NUMBER. Indicates the figure number of the illustration in which the item is shown.
(2) ITEM NUMBER. Indicates the callout number used to reference the item in the illustration.