average time required to restore an item (assembly,
in the tools and equipment column of the MAC. The
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 column
conditions. This time includes preparation time,
indicate the maintenance category allocated the tool or
troubleshooting time, and quality assurance/quality
control time in addition to the time required to perform
c. Nomenclature. This column lists the noun name
the specfic tasks identified for the maintenance func-
and nomenclature of the tools and test equipment re-
tions authorized in the maintenance allocation chart.
quired to perform the maintenance functions.
Subcolumns of column 4 are as follows:
lists the National/NATO stock number of the specific
O -- Organizational
tool or test equipment.
F -- Direct Support
e. Tool Number. This
H -- General Support
facturer'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 speci-
fies by code, those common tool sets, (not individual
tools) and special tools, test, and support equipment
required to perform the designated function.
f. Column 6, Remarks. Column 6 contains an alpha-
betic code which leads to the remark in Section IV,
Remarks, which is pertinent to the item opposite the
5 . Remarks (Section IV).
a. Reference Code. This code refers to the appropri-
4. Tool and Test Equipment Requirements
ate item in Section II, Column 6.
b. Remarks. This column provides the required ex-
planatory information necessary to clarify items ap-
a. Tool or Test Equipment Reference Code. The
pearing in Section II.
numbers in this column coincide with the numbers used