directives include all types of changes and bulletins
and consist of information that cannot be
disseminated satisfactorily by revisions to
technical manuals. Naval Air Technical Services
Facility (NAVAIRTECHSERFAC) controls
assignment of technical directive numbers.
TECHNICAL MANUAL IDENTIFICA-
TION NUMBERING SYSTEM (TMINS)A
numbering system developed to standardize
technical manual (TM) numbers and their method
TRANSIENTPersonnel, ships, or aircraft
stopping temporarily at a station or port to which
they are not assigned or attached and having
WORK CENTERA designated functional
area to which maintenance personnel are assigned.