d. Column 4, Maintenance Level. 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 listed in Column 3. This figure represents the active time
required to perform that maintenance function at the indicated category of
maintenance. If the number or 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 under typical field operating conditions. This
time includes preparation time (including any necessary disassembly/assembly time),
troubleshooting/fault location time, and quality assurance/quality control time in
addition to the time required to perform the specific tasks identified to the
maintenance functions authorized in the maintenance allocation chart. The symbol
designations for the various maintenance categories are as follows:
Operator or crew
Direct Support maintenance
. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . .
General Support maintenance
e. 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.
f. 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
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS IN TOOL AND TEST EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS , SECTION III
a. Column 1, Reference Code. The tool and test equipment reference code
correlates with a code used in the MAC, Section II, Column 5.
The lowest category of maintenance authorized
b. Column 2, Level Maintenance.
to use the tool or test equipment.
c. Column 3, Nomenclature.
Name or identification of the tool or test
d. Column 4, National Stock Number.
The National Stock Number of the tool or
Column 5, Tool Number.
The manufacturer's part number.
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS IN REMARKS, SECTION IV
Column 1, Reference Code.
The code recorded in column 6, Section II.
b. Column 2, Remarks. This column lists information pertinent to the
maintenance function being performed as indicated in the MAC, Section II.