This Appendix is an essential part of MIL-HDBK-470A. The information contained herein is intended for reference only. This appendix identifies both the Government and non-government documents from which material and ideas, dealing specifically with maintainability, were considered for incorporation in this handbook update. Applicable document sources include: DoD: directives, standards, handbooks, guide documents and laboratory reports; ANSI and member professional societies including the SAE and IEEE; IEC; NATO; and other published literature.
Those documents marked with an asterisk (*) are being or have been canceled by the government when this handbook was published. However, since many companies may have copies and may wish to use them as references, they are listed here. Those marked with a double asterisk (**) are being converted or have been converted to military handbooks, data specs, design criteria standards, or standard practices.
This Appendix is for guidance only and cannot be cited as a requirement. If it is, the contractor does not have to comply.