B-4. Tool and Test Equipment Require-
category of maintenance. If the number or complexity
ments (Sect. III)
of the tasks within the listed maintenance function
vary at different maintenance categories, appropriate
a. Tool or Test Equipment Reference Code. The
"work timen figures will be shown for each category.
numbers in this column coincide with the numbers
The number of task-hours specified by the "work time"
used in the tools and equipment column of the MAC.
figure represents the average time required to restore
The numbers indicate the applicable tool or test equip-
an item (assembly, subassembly, component, module,
ment for the maintenance functions.
end item or system) to a serviceable condition under
b. Maintenance Category. The codes in this column
typical field operating conditions. This time includes
indicate the maintenance category allocated the tool or
preparation time, troubleshooting time, and quality
assurance/quality control time in addition to the time
c. Nomenclature. This column lists the noun name
required to perform the specific tasks identified for
and nomenclature of the tools and test equipment re-
the maintenance functions authorized in the mainte-
quired to perform the maintenance functions.
nance allocation chart. Subcolumns of column 4 are as
d. National/NATO Stock Number. This column lists
the National/NATO stock number of the specific tool
or test equipment.
e. Tool Number. This column lists the manufactur-
er's part number of the tool followed by the Federal
Supply Code for manufacturers (5-digit) in paranthe-
e. Column 5, Tools and Equipment. Column 5 speci-
fies by code, those common tool sets (not individual
B-5. Remarks (Sect. IV)
tools) and special tools, teat, and support equipment
a. Reference Code. This code refers to the appropri-
required to perform the designated function.
ate item in section II, column 6.
f. Column 6, Remarks. Column 6 contains an alpha-
b. Remarks. This column provides the required ex-
betic code which leads to the remark in section IV, Re-
planatory information necessary to clarify items ap-
marks, which is pertinent to the item opposite the par-
pearing in section II.
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