d. Column 4, Maintenance Category. Column
specified by code, those common tool sets (not in-
dividual tools) and special tools, test, and support
4 specifies, by the listing of a "work time" figure in the
equipment required to perform the designated function.
appropriate subcolumn(s), the lowest level of
Column 6, Remarks. Column 6 contains an
maintenance authorized to perform the function listed in
alphabetic code which leads to the remark in section IV,
column 3. This figure represents the active time
Remarks, which is pertinent to the item opposite the
required to perform that maintenance function at the
indicated category of maintenance. If the number or
complexity of the tasks within the listed maintenance
Tool and Test Equipment Requirements
function vary at different maintenance categories,
appropriate "work time" figures will be shown for each
a. Tool or Test Equipment Reference Code.
category. The number of task-hours specified by the
"work time" figure represents the average time required
The numbers in this column coincide with the numbers
to restore an item (assembly, subassembly, component,
used in the tools and equipment column of the MAC.
module, end item or system to a serviceable condition
The numbers indicate the applicable tool or test
under typical field conditions.
This time includes
equipment for the maintenance functions.
b. Maintenance Category. The codes in this
preparation time, troubleshooting time, and quality
assurance/quality control time in addition to the time
column indicate the maintenance category allocated the
required to perform the specific tasks identified for the
tool or test equipment.
c. Nomenclature. This column lists the noun
maintenance functions authorized in the maintenance
allocation chart. Subcolumns of column 4 are as
name and nomenclature of the tools and test equipment
required to perform the maintenance functions.
d. National/NATO Stock Number.
column lists the National/NATO stock number of the
specific tool or test equipment.
e. Tool Number.
This column lists the
L-Specialized Repair Activity
manufacturer's part number of the tool followed by the
Federal Supply code for manufacturers (5-digit) in
If the SRA in your geographical area
Remarks (Sect. IV)
does not have the capability for the "L"
maintenance functions listed in the
a. Reference Code. This code refers to the
MAC, or if there is no SRA in your
ap- propriate item in section II, column 6.
geographical area, utilize existing
This column provides the
required explanatory information necessary to clarify
accomplishment of the "L" maintenance
items appearing in section II.
e. Column 5, Tools and Equipment. Column
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