items authorized for the number of equipments sup-
these repair parts may be listed for automatic return to
ported. Subsequent appearances of the same item will
supply for depot level repair as set forth in AR 710-50.
have an entry of REF in the allowance column. Items
When so listed, they will be replaced by supply on an
authorized for use as required but not for initial stockage
are identified "with an asterisk (*) in the allowance
"S''- Repair Parts, Special Tools, Test Equip-
ent and assemblies which are economically reparable at
(2) The quantitative allowances for organizational
DSU and GSU activities and which normally are furnished
level of maintenance represents one initial prescribed load
by supply on an exchange basis. When items are deter-
for a 15-day period for the number of equipments
mined by a GSU to be uneconomically reparable, they
supported. Units and organizations authorized additional
will be evacuated to a depot for evaluation and analysis
prescribed loads will multiply the number of prescribed
before final disposition.
loads authorized by the quantity of repair parts reflected
in the appropriate density column to obtain the total
'"T" - Higher dollar value recoverable repair
quantity of repair parts authorized.
parts, special tools and test equipment which are subject
to special handling and are issued on an exchange basis.
(3) Organizational units providing maintenance for
Such items will be repaired or overhauled at depot
more than 100 of these equipments shall determine the
maintenance activities only. No repair may be accom-
total quantity of parts required by converting the equip-
plished at lower levels.
ment quantity to a decimal factor by placing a decimal
point before the next to last digit of the number to
"U" - Repair Parts, Special Tools and Test
indicate hundredths and multiplying the decimal factor by
Equipment specifically selected for salvage by reclamation
the parts quantity authorized in the 50-100 allowance
units because of precious metal content, critical materiels,
column. Example: authorized allowance for 51-100 is 12;
high dollar value or reusable casings or castings.
for 140 equipments multiply 12 by 1.40 or 16.80
rounded off to 17 parts required.
b. Federal Stock Number. Indicates the Federal stock
number assigned to the item and will be used for
(4) Subsequent changes to allowances will be
limited as follows: No change in the range of items is
authorized. If additional items are considered necessary,
c. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and
recommendations should be forwarded to U.S. Army
any additional description of the item required. Multiple
Aviation Systems Command for exception or revision to
application of an item is also listed within this column,
the allowance list. Revisions to the range of items author-
quantities appearing before each application. A part num-
ized will be made by the U.S. Army Aviation Systems
ber subcolumn indicates the manufacturer's reference
Command based upon engineering experience, demand
number or identification number of the item, followed by
data or TAERS information.
the applicable five-digit Federal supply code for manu-
facturer's in parentheses.
g. 30-Day DS/GS Maintenance Allowance.
d. Unit of Measure (MEAS). A 2 character alphabetic
(1) The allowance column is divided into three
abbreviation indicating the amount or quantity of the
subcolurnns. Indicated in each subcolumn, opposite the
item upon which the allowances are based, e.g., ft, ea, pr,
first appearance of each item, is the total quantity of
items authorized for the number of equipment supported.
Subsequent appearances of the same item will have an
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
entry of REF in the allowance column. Items authorized
quantity of the items per end item in relation to each
for use as required but not for initial stockage are
major subassembly. A "V" appearing in this column in-
identified with an asterisk (*) in the allowance column.
lieu of a quantity indicates that a definite quantity
cannot be indicated.
(2) The quantitative allowance for DS/GS levels of
maintenance will represent initial stockage for a 30-day
f. 15-Day Organizational Maintenance Allowance.
period for the number of equipments supported.
(1) The allowance column is divided into four
(3) Determination of the total quantity of parts
subcolumns. Indicated in each subcolumn opposite the
required for maintenance of more than 100 of these
first appearance of each item is the total quantity of