Column 3, Maintenance Function - Column 3 lists the functions to be
performed on the item listed in column 2.
(For detailed explanation of these
functions, refer to paragraph B-2).
Column 4, Maintenance Category - Column 4 specifies, by the listing of
a work time figure in the appropriate subcolumn(s), the category of maintenance
authorized to perform the function performed in column 3.
represents the active time required to perform that maintenance function at the
indicated category of maintenance.
If the number or the complexity of the tasks
within the listed maintenance function vary at different maintenance categories,
appropriate work time figures will be shown for each category.
The work time
figure represents the average time required to restore an item (assembly,
subassembly, component, module, end item, or system) to a serviceable condition
uner typical field operating conditions.
This time includes preparation,
troubleshooting time, and quality assurance/quality control time in addition to
the time required to perform the specific tasks identified for the maintenance
functions authorized in the maintenance allocation chart.
designations for the various maintenance categories are as follows:
C - operator or crew
O - organizational maintenance
F - direct support maintenance
H - general support maintenance
D - depot maintenance
Column 5, Tools and Equipment - Column 5 specifies, by code, those
common tool sets (not individual tools) and special tools, TMDE, and support
equipment required to perform the designated function.
Column 6, Remarks - This column shall, when applicable, contain a
letter code, in alphabetic order, which shall be keyed to the remarks contained
in section IV.
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS IN TOOL AND TEST EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS, SECTION
Column 1, Reference Code - The tool and test equipment reference code
correlates with a code In the MAC, section II, column 5.
Column 2, Maintenance Category - The lowest category of maintenance
authorized to use the tool or test equipment.
or test equipment.
Nomenclature - Name or identification of the tool or test
National Stock Number - The national stock number of the tool
Tool Number - The manufacturers part number.