through the maintenance technique of complete dis-
assembly of the item, inspection of all parts or com-
ponents, repair or replacement of worn or unservice-
ances and/or specifications and subsequent reassembly
of the item.
( 3 ) 1st, 2d, 3rd, 4th, 5th echelon. The symbol X indicates the
echelon responsible for performing that particular main-
tenance operation, but does not necessarily indicate that
repair parts will be stocked at that level. Echelons higher
than the echelon marked by X are authorized to perform
the indicated operation.
( 4 ) Tools required. This column indicates codes assigned to
each individual tool equipment, test equipment, and
codes in this column of the maintenance allocation chart
indicates the tool, test, and maintenance equipment re-
quired to perform the maintenance function.
(5) R e m a r k s . Entries in this column will be utilized when
necessary to clarify any of the data cited in the preceding
c. C o l u m n s i n t h e a l l o c a t i o n o f t o o l s f o r m a i n t e n a n c e f u n c t i o n s
are as follows:
( 1 ) Tools required for maintenance functions. This
lists tools, test, and maintenance equipment required to
( 2 ) 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th echelon. The dagger (†) symbol in-
dicates the echelons allocated the facility.
( 3 ) Tool code. This column lists the tool code assigned.
2. Maintenance by Using Organizations
When this equipment is used by Signal services organizations
organic to the theater headquarters or communication zones to pro-
allocated up to and including fourth echelon are authorized to the
organization operating this equipment.
3 . Mounting Hardware
The basic entries of the maintenance allocation chart do not
include mounting hardware such as screws, nuts, bolts, washers,