tools) and special tools, test, and support equipment
category of maintenance. If the number or complexity of
required to perform the designated function.
the tasks within the listed maintenance function vary at
different maintenance categories, appropriate "work
time" figures will be shown for each category. The
number of task-hours specified by the "work time" figure
a. Tool or Test Equipment Reference Code. The
represents the average time required to restore an item
numbers in this column coincide with the numbers used
(assembly, subassembly, component, module, end item
in the tools and equipment column of the MAC. The
or system) to a serviceable condition under typical field
numbers indicate the applicable tool or test equipment
operation conditions. This time includes preparation
for the maintenance functions.
time, troubleshooting time, and quality assurance/quality
b. Maintenance Category.
The codes in this
control time in addition to the time required to perform
column indicate the maintenance category allocated the
the specific tasks identified for the maintenance
tool or test equipment.
functions authorized in the maintenance allocation chart,
c. Nomenclature. This column lists the noun name
Subcolumns of column 4 are as follows:
and nomenclature of the tools and test equipment
required to perform the maintenance functions.
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
e. Column 5, Tools and Equipment. Column 5
Federal Supply Code for manufacturers (5-digit) in
specifies by code, those common tool sets (not individual