(5) Unit of issue. The unit of issue is each
and including general support are authorized for
unless otherwise indicated and is the sup-
stockage by the organization operating this equip-
ply term by which the individual item is
counted for procurement, storage, requi-
sitioning, allowances, and issue purposes.
No parts authorized for stockage at organiza-
(6) Expendability. Nonexpendable items
are indicated by NX. Expendable items
are not annotated.
4. Requisitioning Information
(7) Quantity incorporated in unit. This
a. The allowance factors are based on 100 equip-
column lists the quantity of each part
ments. In order to determine the number of parts
found in a given assembly, component,
authorized for initial stockage for the specific
number of equipments supported, the following
(8) Direct support. This column indicates
formula will be used and carried out to two deci-
quantities of repair parts authorized for
initial stockage for use in the direct sup-
port maintenance and in supply support
Specific number of equipments support
to organization. The quantities are based
on 100 equipments to be maintained for
a 15-day period.
= Number of parts authorized for initial stockage.
(9) General support. The numbers in this
b. Fractional values obtained from above com-
column indicate quantities of repair
putation will be rounded to whole numbers as
parts authorized for initial stocks.ge for
use in general support maintenance. The
(1) When the total number of parts author-
quantities are based on 100 equipments
ized is less than 0.5, the quantity author-
to be maintained for a 15-day period.
ized will be zero.
(10) Depot. The numbers in this column in-
dicate quantities of repair parts author-
(2) When the total number of parts author-
ized for depot maintenance and for initial
ized is between 0.5 and 1.0, the quantity
stockage for maintenance, and for sup-
authorized will be one.
ply support to lower categories.
(3) For all values above one, fractional val-
entries are based on the quantity required
ues below 0.5 will revert to the next lower
for rebuild of 100 equipments.
whole number and fractional value 0.5
(11) Illustration. The "item No." column
and above will advance to the next higher
lists the reference designations that ap-
pear on the part in the equipment. These
(4) Parentheses ( ) around the allowance
same designations are also used on any
factor listed in the third echelon column
illustrations of the equipment. The num-
indicates that the item is combat essential
bers in the "Figure No." column refer to
and that a minimum quantity of one is
the illustrations where the part is shown.
authorized for initial stockage even
though tile computed quantity is less
2. Parts for Maintenance
When this equipment is used by signal service
c. The quantities determined in accordance
organizations organic to theater headquarters or
with the above computation represent the initial
munications, those repair parts authorized up to
stockage for a 15-day period.