specifies, by the listing of a "work time" figure in the
alphabetic code which leads to the remark in section IV,
appropriate sub-column(s), the lowest level of
Remarks, which is pertinent to the item opposite the
maintenance authorized to perform the function listed in
column 3. This figure represents the active time required
to perform that maintenance function at the indicated
Tool and Test Equipment Requirements
category of maintenance. If the number or complexity of
the tasks within the listed maintenance function vary at
different maintenance categories, appropriate "work
a. Tool or Test Equipment Reference Code. The
time" figures will be shown for each category. The
numbers in this column coincide with the numbers used
number of task-hours specified by the "work time" figure
in the tools and equipment column of the MAC. The
represents the average time required to restore an item
numbers indicate the applicable tool or test equipment
(assembly, subassembly, component, module, end item
for the maintenance functions.
or system) to a serviceable condition under typical field
b. Maintenance Category.
The codes in this
operating conditions. This time includes preparation
column indicate the maintenance category allocated the
time, troubleshooting time, and quality assurance/quality
tool or test equipment.
control time in addition to the time required to perform
c. Nomenclature. This column lists the noun name
the specific tasks identified for the maintenance
and nomenclature of the tools and test equipment
functions authorized in the maintenance allocation chart.
required to perform the maintenance functions.
Sub-columns of column 4 are as follows:
d. National/NATO Stock Number. This column lists
C - Operator/Crew
the National/NATO stock number of the specific tool or
O - Organizational
F - Direct Support
e. Tool Number.
This column lists the
H - General Support
manufacturer's part number of the tool followed by the
D - Depot
Federal Supply Code for manufacturers (5-digit) in
e. Column 5, Tools and Equipment. Column 5
specifies by code, those common tool sets (not individual
tools) and special tools, test, and support equipment
required to perform the designated function.
f. Column 6, Remarks. Column 6 contains an
a. Reference Code.
This code refers to the
b. Remarks. This column provides the required
explanatory information necessary to clarify items
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