different maintenance categories, appropriate 'work time"
a. Tool or Test Equipment Reference Code. The
figures will be shown for each category. The number of
numbers in this column coincide with the numbers used
task-hours specified by the "work-time" figure represents
in the tools and equipment column of the MAC. The
the average time required to restore an item (assembly,
numbers indicate the applicable tool or test equipment
subassembly, component, module, end item or system)
for the maintenance functions.
to a serviceable condition under typical field operating
b. Maintenance Category.
The codes in this
This time includes preparation time,
column indicate the maintenance category allocated the
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.
Subcolumns of column 4 are as follows:
d. National/NATO Stock Number. This column lists
the National/NATO stock number of the specific tool or
e. Tool Number.
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
specifies by code, those common tool sets (not individual
tools) and special tools, test, and support equipment
required to perform the designated function.
a. Reference Code.
This code refers to the
Column 6, Remarks. Column 6 contains an
alphabetic code which leads to the remark in section IV,
Remarks, which is pertinent to the item opposite the
b. Remarks. This column provides the required
explanatory information necessary to clarify items
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