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