quantity indicates that a definite quantity cannot be
indicated (e.g., shims, spacers, etc.)
Thirty-Day DS/GS Maintenance Allow-
Applied to repair parts and assemblies
which are economically repairable at
DSU and GSU activities and are
normally furnished by supply on an
Allowances in GS column are for GS
Repair parts and assemblies which are
(1) The allowance columns are divided into
economically reparable at DSU and
Indicated in each subcolumn,
GSU activities and which are normally
opposite the first appearance of each item, is the total
furnished by supply on an exchange
quantity of items authorized for the number of
basis. When items are determined by
equipments supported. Subsequent appearances of the
a GSU to be uneconomically
same item will have the letters "REF" in the applicable
reparable, they will be evacuated to a
allowance column. To locate the referenced item, locate
depot for evaluation and analysis
the FSN or reference number in the index. The earliest
before final disposition.
figure and item number is the referenced item. Items
High dollar value recoverable repair parts
authorized for use as required but not for initial stockage
which are subject to special handling
are identified with an asterisk in the allowance column.
and are issued on an exchange basis.
(2) The quantitative allowances for DS/ GS
Such repair parts normally are
levels of maintenance will represent initial stockage for a
repaired or overhauled at depot
30-day period for the number of equipments supported.
(3) To determine allowances when supporting
Repair parts specifically selected for
more than 100 of these equipments: First, divide the
salvage by reclamation units because
number of equipments supported by 100 by moving the
of precious metal content, critical
decimal two places left; second, multiply the result by the
materials, or high dollar value reusable
quantity in the 51-100 density column.
casings or castings.
authorized allowance for 51-100 equipments is 40; for
150 equipments multiply 40 by 1.50 or 60 parts required.
b. Federal Stock Number.
indicates the Federal stock number assigned to the item
Equipments/Contingency Planning Purposes.
and will be used for requisitioning purposes.
This column indicates opposite the first appearance of
c. Description. This column indicates the
each item the total quantity required for distribution and
Federal item name and any additional description of the
contingency planning purposes. The range of items
indicates total quantities of all authorized items required
subassemblies are indented under major assemblies.
to provide for adequate support of 100 equipments for
The abbreviation "w/e", when used as a part of the
one year. Subsequent appearances of the same item will
nomenclature, indicates the Federal stock number
have the letters "REF" in the allowance column. To
includes all armament, equipment, accessories, and
locate the referenced item, locate the FSN or reference
repair parts issued with the item. A part number or other
number in the index. The earliest figure and item is the
reference number is followed by the applicable five-digit
Federal supply code for manufacturers in parenthesis.
h. Depot Maintenance Allowance Per 100
Repair parts quantities included in kits and sets are
Equipments. This column indicates opposite the first
shown in front of the repair part name. Material required
appearance of each item the total quantity authorized for
for manufacture or fabrication is identified.
depot maintenance of 100 equipments. Subsequent
d. Unit of Measure (U/M). A two-character
appearances of the same item will have the letters "REF"
alphabetic abbreviation indicating the amount or quantity
in the allowance column. To locate the referenced item,
of the item upon which the allowances are based, e.g., ft,
locate the FSN or reference number in the index. The
ea, pr, etc.
earliest figure and item number is the referenced item.
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. This column
Items authorized for use as required but not for initial
indicates the quantity of the item used in the assembly
group. A "V" appearing in this column in lieu of a