MAINTENANCE ALLOCATION CHART
This Maintenance Allocation Chart designates overall responsibility
for the performance of maintenance functions on the identified end item or
component. The implemeatation of field maintenance tasks upon this end
item or component will be consistent with the assigned maintenance opera-
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 established standa-
b. Test. To verify serviceability and to detect electrical or
mechanical failure by use of test equipment.
c. Service. To clean, to preserve, to charge and to add fuel, lubricants,
cooling agents, and air. If it is desired that elements , such as paint-
ing and lubricating, be defined separately, they may be so listed.
d. Adjust. To rectify to the extent necessary to bring into proper
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 measurement. 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 of
the instrument being compared with the certified standard.
g. Install. To set up for use in an operational environment such as
an emplacenment, site, or vehicle.
To replace unserviceable items with serviceable like items.
i. Repair. Those maintenance operations necessary to restore an item
to serviceable condition through correction of material damage or a specific
failure. Repair may be accomplished at each category of maintenance.