MAINTENANCE ALLOCATION CHART
This Maintenance Allocation Chart designates overall responsi-
bility for the performance of maintenance functions on the iden-
tified end item or component. The implementation of field main-
tenance tasks upon this end item or component will be consistent
with the assigned maintenance operations,
B-2. Maintenance Functions
Maintenance functions will be limited to and defined as follows:
a. Inspect. To determine serviceability of an item by comparing
its physical, mechanical and electrical characteristics with estab-
b. Test. To verify serviceability and to detect electrical or
mechanical failure by use of test equipment.
e. Service. To clean, to preserve, to charge and to add fuel,
lubricants, cooling agents, and air, If it is desired that elements,
such as painting and lubricating, be defined separately, they may
be so listed.
d. Adjust. To rectify to the extent necessary to bring into
proper operating range.
e. Align. To adjust specified variable elements of an item to
bring to optimum performance.
f. Calibrate. To determine the corrections to be made in the
readings of instruments or test equipment used in precise mea-
surement. Consists of the comparison of two instruments, one of
which is a certified standard of known accuracy, to detect and
adjust any discrepancy in the accuracy
compared with the certified standard.
g. Install. To set up for use in an operational environment
such as an emplacement, site, or vehicle.