system, pressurization and air-conditioning systems, and other emergency equipment as assigned within the scope of that rating.
ARMAMENT EQUIPMENT. - Aviation Ordnancemen (AOs) are assigned to the armament equipment division, and are responsible for maintenance of aircraft armament equipment and aviation ordnance equipment.
SUPPORT EQUIPMENT (SE). - The Aviation Support Equipment Technician (AS) performs the necessary maintenance on the SE assigned to the maintenance department and supported activities. SE includes, but is not limited to, such items as test stands, workstands, mobile electric power plants, and pneumatic and hydraulic servicing equipment.
By now, you should realize that the role the AZ plays in the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program is an important one. Regardless of your assignment, at sea or ashore, in a squadron or an AIMD, the basic concept of providing safe, reliable aircraft is our primary objective. To meet this objective, the Navy must rely upon you, the AZ, to provide detailed, exact information in a timely fashion. Learn your references and use them on a daily basis. Your job will become easier, and you will be respected for being a professional by doing it right the first time. Now let's study the rating in more detail.
Q1. The NAMP is founded upon what maintenance concept?
Q2. What are the levels of maintenance used within the Navy?
Q3. What type of maintenance is performed by an operating unit on a day-to-day basis in support of its own operations?
Q4. What are the two types of maintenance performed within the Naval Establishment?
Q5. Who is responsible to the commanding officer for the accomplishment of the maintenance departments mission?
Q6. What is the basic concept of the quality assurance/analysis division?
Q7. Maintaining current aircraft status on the visual information display system (VIDS) is the responsibility of what work center?
Q8. What is the primary purpose of the intermediate maintenance department?
Q9. What unit within an intermediate maintenance activity is responsible for coordinating the screening of received materials and parts to determine the status and repair responsibility/capability?
Q10. The difference between work performed in production divisions at various maintenance levels depends on what?Continue Reading