4. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS.
Technical content, style and format requirements for the preparation of technical manuals are provided in MIL-STD-40051, Parts 1 through 7. They contain general technical content information, mandatory style and format requirements, and TM assembly instructions for the preparation and delivery of all TMs and revisions covering operation and maintenance, at all levels through depot.
4.2 Types of technical manuals.
Appendix A, Technical Manual Content Selection Matrixes, of MILSTD- 40051 lists specific technical content requirements for each type of maintenance manual, including multilevel TMs, covered by this standard. Each type of TM shall provide in detail the maintenance coverage prescribed for the applicable maintenance level(s) by the Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC) and SMRcoded items.
Replaced/Superseded by document(s)
1.1 Scope. This standard establishes the technical content, style and format requirements for all technical manuals (TMs) covering operation and maintenance, at all levels through depot. The requirements are applicable for both paper and digital page-oriented TMs.
2. APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS.
The documents listed in this section are specified in sections 3, 4, and 5 of MIL-STD-40051- 1 through MIL-STD-40051-7. This section does not include documents cited in other sections of this multipart standard or recommended for additional information or as examples. While every effort has been made to ensure the completeness of this list, document users are cautioned that they must meet all specified requirements documents cited in section 3, 4, and 5 of MIL-STD-40051-1 through MIL-STD-40051-7, whether or not they are listed..