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