you can determine the currentness and complete-
Type IB A printed interim RAC issued by
ness of a publication.
the cognizant Navy authorized preparing activity.
Printed interim RACs are applicable to printed
RAPID ACTION CHANGES (RACs)
or microfilm manuals to cover urgent change data
Rapid action changes (RACs) are prepared to
that is not capable of being transmitted by
disseminate urgent essential data that directly
message, such as changes to illustrations and
involves hazards to personnel, an impairment to
wiring diagrams that cannot adequately be
safety of flight, an aircraft grounding, a mission
covered in the text of a message.
capability, an equipment or property damage,
Type II A printed, formal RAC prepared as
and/or maintenance capability, including that for
high value and repairable items. RACs are issued
insert change pages. Formal RACs are to be
in the following three formats:
prepared as a replacement for interim RACs
(types IA and IB), as applicable to printed
Type IA A message interim RAC issued by
the cognizant Navy authority, preparing activity,
Interim RACs, message and printed copy, are
or designated military office.
maintained with the affected
Figure 3-5.-Sample letter requesting initial outfitting lists for auditing purposes.