The remarks (immediately following the tools and test equipment
requirements) contain supplemental instructions and explanatory notes for a
particular maintenance function.
Maintenance functions are limited to and defined as follows:
Inspect. To determine the serviceability of an item by comparing its
physical, mechanical, and/or electrical characteristics with established
standards through examination (e.g., by sight, sound, or feel). This
includes scheduled inspection and gagings and evaluation of cannon
Test. To verify serviceability by measuring the mechanical, pneumatic,
hydraulic, or electrical characteristics of an item and comparing those
characteristics with prescribed standards on a scheduled basis, i.e., load
testing of lift devices and hydrostatic testing of pressure hoses.