Normally, overhaul as applied to end items, is
I-- OVERHAUL: Restore an item to a completely
limited to depot maintenance level.
serviceable condition (as prescribed by serviceability
J-- REBUILD: Restore to a condition comparable to new
standards developed and published by the
by disassembling to determine the condition of each
commodity commands) by employing techniques of
component part and reassembling using serviceable,
"Inspect and Repair Only as Necessary" (IROAN).
rebuilt, or new assemblies, subassemblies, and part.
Maximum use of diagnostic and test equipment is
c. Reference Note. This column, subdivided into
combined with minimum disassembly during
overhaul. "Overhaul" may be assigned to any level
columns K and L, is provided for referencing the
of maintenance except organizational, provided the
time, tools, equipment, repair parts authorization, and
REQUIREMENTS and REMARKS that may be
technical skills are available at that level.
associated with maintenance operations (sec. II).