Subcolumns of the Maintenance Category column are:
C -- Operation/Crew
F -- Direct Support
H -- General Support
D -- Depot
e. Tools and Equipment. This column specifies by code those common tool sets (not individual tools) and
special tools, test, and supporting equipment required to perform the designated function.
Explanation of Column Entries of Tool and Test Equipment Requirements Table.
a. Tool or Test Equipment Reference Code. The numbers in this column coincide with the numbers used in
the tools and equipment column of the MAC. The numbers indicate the applicable tool or test equipment for the
b. Maintenance Category. The codes in this column indicate the maintenance category allocated the tool or
c. Nomenclature. This column lists the noun name and nomenclature of tools and test equipment required to
perform the maintenance functions.
d. National/NATO Stock Number. This column presents the National/NATO Stock number of the specific tool
or test equipment when these numbers are assigned.
e. Tool Number. This column lists the manufacturer's part number of the tool, followed by the Federlal Supply
Code for the Manufacturer (5 digit) in parentheses, when these numbers are fully identified.