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As you prepare for the final exam and being deployed to your station there is need to revise what you know so far. The self-assessment test below will help you to do just that on 2ax7x Volume Two book. Give it a try and share your results. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where is a list of formal AF-wide training courses for a specific career field normally found?

    • A.

      In Part 3 of the career field's CFETP

    • B.

      In Part 4 of the career field's CFETP

    • C.

      In Part 2 of the career field's CFETP

    • D.

      In Part 1 of the career field's CFETP

    Correct Answer
    C. In Part 2 of the career field's CFETP
    Explanation
    The list of formal AF-wide training courses for a specific career field is normally found in Part 2 of the career field's CFETP.

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  • 2. 

    What type of aircraft maintenance training is centrally produced but delivered to the student to be accomplished at their convenicence?

    Correct Answer
    distance learning
    Distance Learning
    Explanation
    Distance learning is a type of aircraft maintenance training that is centrally produced and delivered to the student to be accomplished at their convenience. This method allows students to study and complete the training materials remotely, without the need to attend physical classes or training sessions. It provides flexibility and convenience for students who may have other commitments or are unable to attend traditional classroom-based training.

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  • 3. 

    What type of training includes advanced and qualification training that develops in-depth expertise within a specialty, broadens knowledge of new specialties, introduces new technologies and systems, develops analytical skills, or increases understanding of the relationship between maintenance specialties?

    Correct Answer
    Continuation Training
    continuation training
    Explanation
    Continuation training refers to a type of training that goes beyond basic or initial training and focuses on developing advanced expertise within a specific specialty. It also aims to broaden knowledge in new specialties, introduce new technologies and systems, enhance analytical skills, and improve understanding of the relationship between different maintenance specialties. This type of training is designed to ensure that individuals stay up-to-date with the latest advancements and can effectively perform their job roles in a specialized field.

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  • 4. 

    Choose two Other than three airframe and powerplant courses, what is an example of an aircraft maintenance-related specialized course?

    • A.

      Hydraulics Systems

    • B.

      Navigation Systems

    • C.

      Avionics Systems

    • D.

      Aircraft Communication

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Navigation Systems
    D. Aircraft Communication
    Explanation
    Navigation Systems and Aircraft Communication are examples of specialized courses in aircraft maintenance-related fields. These courses focus on specific systems and technologies that are crucial for the safe and efficient operation of an aircraft. Navigation Systems cover topics such as GPS, flight planning, and instrument navigation, while Aircraft Communication focuses on radio communication, voice procedures, and aviation phraseology. Both courses provide in-depth knowledge and skills that are essential for aircraft maintenance professionals working in these specific areas.

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  • 5. 

    When a technician completes all A&P certification tests/examinations, what agency issues them an official airframe and powerplant license?

    • A.

      DOD Department of Aviation

    • B.

      Department of Transportation

    • C.

      Federal Aviation Administration

    • D.

      U.S. Aviation Association

    Correct Answer
    C. Federal Aviation Administration
    Explanation
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issues an official airframe and powerplant license to technicians who have completed all A&P certification tests/examinations. The FAA is the regulatory agency responsible for overseeing and regulating civil aviation within the United States. They are responsible for ensuring the safety and efficiency of the national airspace system and issuing licenses and certifications to aviation professionals.

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  • 6. 

    For maintenance personnel, when must training documentation be maintained for MSgts and above?

    • A.

      When they perform maintenance or upgrade training is complete

    • B.

      When personnel have performed maintenance and signed off aircraft forms

    • C.

      When all 9-level upgrade is complete and maintenance is performed

    • D.

      When they perform maintenance on aircraft, missles or associated equipment

    Correct Answer
    D. When they perform maintenance on aircraft, missles or associated equipment
    Explanation
    Training documentation must be maintained for MSgts and above when they perform maintenance on aircraft, missiles, or associated equipment. This ensures that there is a record of their training and proficiency in handling and maintaining these specific items. By maintaining the documentation, it allows for accountability and traceability of their actions and ensures that they are qualified and competent in their role as maintenance personnel.

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  • 7. 

    With some exceptions, what do core taskes identify?

    • A.

      The minimum task certification that must be achieved by a technician to be upgraded to either 5- or 7- level

    • B.

      The maximum task certification that must be achieved by a technician to be upgraded to either 5- or 7- level

    Correct Answer
    A. The minimum task certification that must be achieved by a technician to be upgraded to either 5- or 7- level
    Explanation
    Core tasks identify the minimum task certification that must be achieved by a technician to be upgraded to either 5- or 7- level.

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  • 8. 

    What type of training tasks-both core and non-core-require third-party certification?

    • A.

      Required tasks

    • B.

      Critical tasks

    • C.

      Essential tasks

    • D.

      Rated tasks

    Correct Answer
    B. Critical tasks
    Explanation
    Critical tasks require third-party certification. These are tasks that are of utmost importance and have a direct impact on the safety, quality, or compliance of a certain process or product. Due to their significance, third-party certification ensures that individuals or organizations performing these tasks have met specific standards and possess the necessary skills and qualifications. This certification provides an added level of assurance and credibility, ensuring that critical tasks are carried out effectively and efficiently.

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  • 9. 

    What type of maintenance tasks are normally included on the special certification roster?

    • A.

      Those that have injured or damaged equipment

    • B.

      Those that have a low potential for personnel injury or damage to equipment

    • C.

      Those that have a high potential for personnel injury or damage to equipment

    • D.

      Those that have a medium potential for personnel injury to damage to equipment

    Correct Answer
    C. Those that have a high potential for personnel injury or damage to equipment
    Explanation
    The special certification roster includes maintenance tasks that have a high potential for personnel injury or damage to equipment. This means that these tasks are considered to be more dangerous or risky compared to other maintenance tasks. The individuals assigned to these tasks must have special certification to ensure that they have the necessary skills and knowledge to handle the potential risks involved. This helps to prevent accidents or damage to equipment that could occur if these tasks were performed by individuals without the proper training or certification.

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  • 10. 

    What form is used to add someone to the special certification roster?

    • A.

      AF IMT 2436, Training Request and Completion Notification

    • B.

      AF IMT 2427, Training Request and Completion Notification

    • C.

      AF IMT 2005, Training Request and Completion Notification

    • D.

      AF IMT 2426, Training Request and Completion Notification

    Correct Answer
    D. AF IMT 2426, Training Request and Completion Notification
    Explanation
    The correct answer is AF IMT 2426, Training Request and Completion Notification. This form is used to add someone to the special certification roster.

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  • 11. 

    What should a supervisor do when they determine that a person is no longer qualified to perform a task for which they have been added to the special certification roster to perform?

    • A.

      Recertify them on the task through training

    • B.

      Decertify them and have them removed from the SCR for that task

    • C.

      Decertify them and have them retrained on the task

    • D.

      Do nothing

    Correct Answer
    B. Decertify them and have them removed from the SCR for that task
    Explanation
    When a supervisor determines that a person is no longer qualified to perform a task for which they have been added to the special certification roster (SCR) to perform, the appropriate action would be to decertify them and have them removed from the SCR for that task. This means that the person's certification for that specific task is revoked, and they are no longer authorized to perform it. This ensures that only qualified individuals are assigned to tasks that require special certification, maintaining safety and efficiency in the workplace.

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  • 12. 

    Maintaining orientation class given to newly assigned personnel is considered what phase of training under the maintenance qualification program?

    • A.

      Phase 1

    • B.

      Phase 3

    • C.

      Phase 2

    • D.

      Phase 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Phase 1
    Explanation
    Maintaining orientation class given to newly assigned personnel is considered the first phase of training under the maintenance qualification program. This phase is designed to familiarize the personnel with the organization, its policies, procedures, and safety regulations. It helps them understand their roles and responsibilities within the maintenance department and ensures they have a solid foundation before moving on to more specialized training in later phases.

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  • 13. 

    What agency is required to develop a list of all mandatory TD, MTF, and advanced distributed learning courses that mantenance personnel must attend in order to work on a specific MDS?

    Correct Answer
    Lead Commands
    lead commands
    Explanation
    The lead commands are responsible for developing a list of all mandatory TD, MTF, and advanced distributed learning courses that maintenance personnel must attend in order to work on a specific MDS. They have the authority and knowledge to determine the necessary training and qualifications required for personnel working on a specific MDS.

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  • 14. 

    What course must a MSgt or above attend, if available, when they will be supervising personnel on an MDS for which they have less than 1 year experience?

    • A.

      Aircraft MDS course

    • B.

      Aircraft maintenance MDS course

    • C.

      Aircraft supervisor training course

    • D.

      Aircraft familiarization course

    Correct Answer
    D. Aircraft familiarization course
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Aircraft familiarization course. A MSgt or above who will be supervising personnel on an MDS for which they have less than 1 year experience must attend an Aircraft familiarization course. This course will provide them with the necessary knowledge and understanding of the specific aircraft and its maintenance requirements, allowing them to effectively supervise the personnel and ensure the proper maintenance of the aircraft.

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  • 15. 

    What does it mean when someone is showing in IMDS as AWACT without a due date for a particular training requirement?

    • A.

      That the training has not started

    • B.

      That recurring training has not been performed or loaded

    • C.

      That the initial training has not been performed or loaded

    • D.

      Training not performed or loaded

    Correct Answer
    C. That the initial training has not been performed or loaded
    Explanation
    When someone is showing in IMDS as AWACT without a due date for a particular training requirement, it means that the initial training has not been performed or loaded. This indicates that the individual has not completed the required training for that specific requirement.

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  • 16. 

    When an inventory of course materials is accomplished, what should also be completed in the CDC volumes before a trainee is allowed to begin work on the CDC course?

    • A.

      Name and date of acceptance documented

    • B.

      Any applicable pen-and-ink changes

    • C.

      Check to see if correct volumes have been receieved

    Correct Answer
    B. Any applicable pen-and-ink changes
    Explanation
    Before a trainee is allowed to begin work on the CDC course, any applicable pen-and-ink changes should also be completed in the CDC volumes. This means that any necessary updates or corrections to the course materials should be made before the trainee starts using them. This ensures that the trainee has the most up-to-date and accurate information to study and learn from.

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  • 17. 

    Which AF IMT should be used to show milestones such as date volume issued, completed, any delays, reviews or training progress, course exam ordered/passed or fail, and any other significant CDC training issues.

    • A.

      AF IMT 623, on the job training record continuation sheet

    • B.

      AF IMT 623a, on the job training record continuation sheet

    • C.

      AF IMT 643b, on the job training record continuation sheet

    • D.

      AF IMT 623c, on the job training record continuation sheet

    Correct Answer
    B. AF IMT 623a, on the job training record continuation sheet
    Explanation
    The correct answer is AF IMT 623a, on the job training record continuation sheet. This form is used to document milestones and progress in on-the-job training, including dates of volume issuance, completion, delays, reviews, training progress, course exam results, and other significant CDC training issues. The "a" in AF IMT 623a indicates that it is a continuation sheet, which means it can be attached to the main AF IMT 623 form to provide additional space for recording information.

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  • 18. 

    When you are building a master training plan (MTP) for your flight/section, what should you do first?

    • A.

      Create a master training plan fact sheet

    • B.

      Develop personnel task list

    • C.

      Create personnel listing task list

    • D.

      Develop a master task list

    Correct Answer
    D. Develop a master task list
    Explanation
    In order to build a master training plan (MTP) for a flight/section, the first step is to develop a master task list. This involves identifying all the tasks that need to be completed in order to achieve the training objectives. By creating a comprehensive list of tasks, it becomes easier to organize and prioritize the training plan. The master task list serves as a foundation for the MTP and helps ensure that all necessary tasks are included and accounted for.

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  • 19. 

    What cutoff should be used to determine if a task should be a workcenter requirement?

    • A.

      If it is performed by majority of personnel in the workcenter

    • B.

      If it is performed by 51 percent or more of personnel in the workcenter

    • C.

      If it is performed often in the workcenter

    • D.

      If it is neccessary maintenance for the base

    Correct Answer
    B. If it is performed by 51 percent or more of personnel in the workcenter
    Explanation
    The cutoff to determine if a task should be a workcenter requirement is if it is performed by 51 percent or more of personnel in the workcenter. This means that if a majority of the personnel in the workcenter are responsible for performing a particular task, it should be considered a requirement for the workcenter. This ensures that the workload is distributed fairly among the personnel and that the necessary tasks are being performed by the majority of the workforce.

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  • 20. 

    What are the primary methods trainees and supervisors have to provide input to AETC about the type and quality of training received?

    • A.

      AFKN AETC surveys and critiques

    • B.

      Training related AETC questionaires

    • C.

      Training related AETC surveys and critiques

    Correct Answer
    C. Training related AETC surveys and critiques
    Explanation
    Trainees and supervisors have the primary methods of providing input to AETC about the type and quality of training received through training-related AETC surveys and critiques. These surveys and critiques are designed to gather feedback and opinions from trainees and supervisors regarding their training experience. By participating in these surveys and critiques, trainees and supervisors can provide valuable insights that can help AETC improve the effectiveness and quality of their training programs.

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  • 21. 

    What is the purpose of the annual MATAG conference?

    • A.

      To give airmen better deployment readiness training

    • B.

      To better maintenance and readiness training

    • C.

      To improve readiness through better deployment training

    • D.

      To improve readiness through better maintenance training

    Correct Answer
    D. To improve readiness through better maintenance training
    Explanation
    The purpose of the annual MATAG conference is to improve readiness through better maintenance training. This implies that the conference aims to enhance the preparedness and efficiency of airmen by focusing on maintenance training. By providing a platform for sharing knowledge, best practices, and advancements in maintenance techniques, the conference strives to improve the overall readiness of airmen in handling maintenance tasks.

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  • 22. 

    For maintenance, what are manning authorizations based on?

    • A.

      On the number of jobs that come to workcenter

    • B.

      On the number of primary aerospace vehicles authorized (PAN)

    • C.

      On the amount of work done

    • D.

      On the size of the base

    Correct Answer
    B. On the number of primary aerospace vehicles authorized (PAN)
    Explanation
    Manning authorizations for maintenance are based on the number of primary aerospace vehicles authorized (PAN). This means that the number of personnel assigned to a maintenance workcenter is determined by the number of primary aerospace vehicles that the workcenter is responsible for. The PAN serves as a measure of the workload and complexity of the maintenance tasks required for the authorized vehicles. By aligning the manning levels with the PAN, the maintenance workcenters can ensure that they have sufficient personnel to effectively and efficiently carry out their maintenance responsibilities.

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  • 23. 

    Provide a description of backup aircraft inventory (BAI) assets?

    • A.

      Extra aircraft given to a unit to allow for scheduled/unscheduled maintenances, and inspections with reduction of aircraft availability for the operational mission.

    • B.

      Extra aircraft given to a unit to allow for unscheduled maintenances, and inspections with reduction of aircraft availability for the operational mission.

    • C.

      Extra aircraft given to a unit to allow for scheduled/unscheduled maintenances, and inspections without reduction of aircraft availability for the operational mission.

    • D.

      Extra aircraft given to a unit to allow for scheduled maintenances, and inspections without reduction of aircraft availability for the operational mission.

    Correct Answer
    C. Extra aircraft given to a unit to allow for scheduled/unscheduled maintenances, and inspections without reduction of aircraft availability for the operational mission.
    Explanation
    Backup aircraft inventory (BAI) assets refer to additional aircraft that are provided to a unit to account for scheduled or unscheduled maintenance and inspections. These assets are intended to ensure that there is no reduction in the availability of aircraft for the operational mission. In other words, the extra aircraft are provided to cover any maintenance or inspection needs without affecting the availability of aircraft for operational purposes.

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  • 24. 

    What is the overall goal of the Logistics Composite Model (LCOM) in determining manpower requirements?

    • A.

      Knowing the proper balance between people, workload, and sortie generation potential.

    • B.

      Giving the adequate personnell to all workcenters to better maintenance

    • C.

      To strike the proper balance between people, workload, and sortie generation potential.

    Correct Answer
    C. To strike the proper balance between people, workload, and sortie generation potential.
    Explanation
    The overall goal of the Logistics Composite Model (LCOM) in determining manpower requirements is to strike the proper balance between people, workload, and sortie generation potential. This means ensuring that there are enough personnel allocated to each workcenter to handle the workload efficiently and effectively, while also considering the potential for generating sorties. By achieving this balance, the LCOM aims to optimize manpower utilization and ensure that the necessary resources are available to support operational requirements.

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  • 25. 

    A disconnect can occur between manpower requirements determined by an LCOM study and actual requirements. What are some of the factors that LCOM doesn't take in to account that may cause this disconnect?

    • A.

      Not taking into account OJT, surges, training deployment, split operations, exercises, or inspections

    • B.

      Not taking into account OJT, surges, split operations, or inspectionsoperations, exercises, or inspections

    Correct Answer
    A. Not taking into account OJT, surges, training deployment, split operations, exercises, or inspections
    Explanation
    The disconnect between manpower requirements determined by an LCOM study and actual requirements can be caused by several factors that are not taken into account by LCOM. These factors include On-the-Job Training (OJT), surges in workload, training deployment, split operations, exercises, and inspections. LCOM may not consider the additional manpower needed for these activities, leading to a mismatch between the determined requirements and the actual requirements.

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  • 26. 

    What does the UPMR provide a listing of?

    • A.

      To alleviate a long-term manning problem caused by a temporary but unusually high workload

    • B.

      To alleviate a short-term manning problem caused by a temporary but unusually high workload

    • C.

      To alleviate a short-term manning problem caused by a perminent but unusually high workload

    • D.

      To alleviate a long-term manning problem caused by a perminent but unusually high workload

    Correct Answer
    B. To alleviate a short-term manning problem caused by a temporary but unusually high workload
    Explanation
    The UPMR provides a listing of resources or personnel that can be temporarily assigned to alleviate a short-term manning problem caused by a temporary but unusually high workload. This suggests that the UPMR is a tool or system that helps manage and allocate resources to address short-term staffing issues caused by temporary spikes in workload.

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  • 27. 

    Who is the approval authority to schedule maintenance personnel to work a shift longer than 12 hours?

    • A.

      MXS/CC

    • B.

      MXG/CC

    • C.

      AMW/CC

    Correct Answer
    B. MXG/CC
    Explanation
    The MXG/CC (Maintenance Group Commander) is the approval authority to schedule maintenance personnel to work a shift longer than 12 hours. As the commander of the maintenance group, they have the authority and responsibility to make decisions regarding personnel scheduling and ensure that maintenance operations are efficiently carried out.

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  • 28. 

    Why is shift rotation a key component of personnel utilization?

    • A.

      Keeps people from becoming complacent

    • B.

      Everyone has a chance on a different shift, as to not show favortism

    • C.

      It allows each individual to develop personal experience and knowledge by exposing them to shift specific duties

    Correct Answer
    C. It allows each individual to develop personal experience and knowledge by exposing them to shift specific duties
    Explanation
    Shift rotation is a key component of personnel utilization because it allows each individual to develop personal experience and knowledge by exposing them to shift-specific duties. By rotating shifts, employees get the opportunity to learn and adapt to different tasks and responsibilities, which enhances their overall skillset. This also prevents complacency as individuals are constantly challenged and engaged in various aspects of their job. Additionally, shift rotation promotes fairness by ensuring that everyone has an equal chance to work on different shifts, avoiding any favoritism or bias in scheduling.

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  • 29. 

    What can a maintenance analysis referral be used for?

    • A.

      To identify, investigate, and propose corective action for management problems and to document corrective actions for implementation on a wider scale

    • B.

      Show where majority of maintenance is being performed and how much time is being used on every task

    • C.

      To refer additional personnel to a specific area tasking

    Correct Answer
    A. To identify, investigate, and propose corective action for management problems and to document corrective actions for implementation on a wider scale
    Explanation
    A maintenance analysis referral can be used to identify, investigate, and propose corrective action for management problems. It is also used to document these corrective actions for implementation on a wider scale. This means that the referral helps in identifying and addressing issues in the management of maintenance activities, and provides a systematic approach to propose solutions and document them for future implementation.

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  • 30. 

    With the exception of MSL personnel, supply support personnel are normally listed on what UMD?

    • A.

      Maintenance Squadrons

    • B.

      Maintenance Wings

    • C.

      Maintenance Groups

    • D.

      Maintenance Flights

    Correct Answer
    C. Maintenance Groups
    Explanation
    Supply support personnel are normally listed on the UMD (Unit Manning Document) of Maintenance Groups. The UMD is a document that outlines the authorized personnel positions within a military unit. While MSL (Maintenance Squadron Level) personnel may have their own separate UMD, supply support personnel are typically included in the UMD of Maintenance Groups. This allows for effective coordination and integration of supply support functions within the larger maintenance organization.

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  • 31. 

    In addition to coordinating maintenance and supply actions and managing supply transactions, what are work center supply personnel tasked with doing?

    • A.

      Mananging the maintenance of assests in the repair cycle and resolving maintenance problems

    • B.

      Mananging the production of assests in the repair cycle and resolving support problems

    • C.

      Mananging the production of assests in the repair cycle and resolving maintenance problems

    • D.

      Mananging the maintenance of assests in the repair cycle and resolving support problems

    Correct Answer
    B. Mananging the production of assests in the repair cycle and resolving support problems
    Explanation
    Work center supply personnel are tasked with managing the production of assets in the repair cycle and resolving support problems. This means that they are responsible for overseeing the production process of assets that are being repaired, ensuring that the repairs are carried out efficiently and effectively. Additionally, they are also responsible for resolving any support problems that may arise during the repair process, such as addressing issues with equipment or providing assistance to personnel involved in the repair work.

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  • 32. 

    Why do MSL personnel periodically visit and inspect all maintenance workcenters?

    • A.

      To identfy and recommend corrective actions on procedural or compliance problems associated with supply support

    • B.

      To identfy and recommend corrective actions on procedural or compliance problems associated with maintenance supply support

    • C.

      To identfy and recommend corrective actions on procedural or compliance problems associated with maintenance support

    • D.

      To identfy and recommend corrective actions on procedural or compliance problems associated with LRS support

    Correct Answer
    A. To identfy and recommend corrective actions on procedural or compliance problems associated with supply support
    Explanation
    MSL personnel periodically visit and inspect all maintenance workcenters to identify and recommend corrective actions on procedural or compliance problems associated with supply support. This ensures that any issues related to the supply chain, such as procurement, storage, and distribution of materials and equipment, are identified and addressed promptly. By conducting regular inspections, the MSL personnel can help maintain a smooth and efficient supply support system, minimizing disruptions and ensuring that maintenance workcenters have the necessary resources to carry out their tasks effectively.

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  • 33. 

    What is the purpose of a readiness spares package?

    • A.

      To provide a prepackaged set of supplies and spare parts required to support planned wartime or maintenance operations for a specified period of time pending resupply

    • B.

      To provide a prepackaged set of supplies and spare parts required to support unscheduled wartime or contingency operations for a unspecified period of time pending resupply

    • C.

      To provide a prepackaged set of supplies and spare parts required to support planned wartime or contingency operations for a specified period of time pending resupply

    Correct Answer
    C. To provide a prepackaged set of supplies and spare parts required to support planned wartime or contingency operations for a specified period of time pending resupply
    Explanation
    The purpose of a readiness spares package is to provide a prepackaged set of supplies and spare parts that are necessary to support planned wartime or contingency operations. These supplies and spare parts are intended to be used for a specified period of time until they can be replenished.

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