ARMY TM 9-2815-254-24
AIR FORCE TO 38G1-94-2
Column 3, Maintenance Function. Column 3 lists the function to be performed on the item listed in column 2.
(For detailed explanation of these functions, see paragraph B-2).
Column 4, Maintenance Category. Column 4 specifies, by the listing of a work time figure in the appropriate
s&column(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 mainte-
nance. If the number or complexity of the tasks within the listed maintenance function vary at different mainte-
nance categories, appropriate work time figures will be shown for each category. The work time figure repre-
sents 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 as-
surance/quality control time in addition to the time required to perform the specific tasks identified for the main-
tenance functions authorized in the Maintenance Allocation Chart. The symbol designations for the various
maintenance categories are as follows:
C . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Operator or crew
O . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Organization Maintenance
F . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Direct Support Maintenance
General Support 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 alphabetical order, which shall
be keyed to the remarks contained in Section IV.
Explanation of Columns in Tool and Test Equipment Requirements, Section III
Column 1, Reference Code. The tool and test equipment reference code correlates with a code used in the
MAC, Section II, Column 5.
Column 2, Maintenance Category. The lowest category of maintenance authorized to use the tool or test equip-
Column 3, Nomenclature. Name or identification of the tool or test equipment.