d. Column 4, tools and equipment. This column will be used to specify, by code, those tools and test
equipment required to perform the designated function.
e. Column 5, Remarks.
a. A maintenance function assigned to a maintenance level, which for any reason is beyond its capability,
becomes the responsibility of the next higher maintenance level.
b. The authority to perform a maintenance function does not constitute authority to requisition or other-
wise secure necessary repair parts as specified in current supply directives.
a. Normally, there will be no deviations from the assigned maintenance level. In cases of operational
a maintenance function assigned to a maintenance level may, on a one-time basis and at the
request of the lower maintenance e level, be authorized to the lower maintenance level by the maintenance
officer of the level to which the function is assigned.
b. The furnishing of special tools, equipment , and the like, required by the lower maintenance level to
perform this function, will be the responsibility of the level to which the function is assigned.
5. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
a. Changes in the maintenance allocation chart will be based on continuing evaluation and analysis by
responsible technical personnel and on Maintenance Request Forms DA 2407 received from field activities.
b. All maintenance prescribed herein will be performed in accordance with applicable publications.
c. In any instance of conflict with current tool and equipment lists or current supply manuals, this main-
tenance allocation chart will be the final authority. Each such instance should be promptly reported by
Maintenance Request Form DA 2407.