This Appendix is an essential part of MIL-HDBK-470A. The information contained herein is intended for reference only. Many definitions, acronyms, and abbreviations are used in the field of maintainability, and no attempt has been made to list them all here. Instead, a compilation of terms from three historical documents (MIL-STD-721, MIL-HDBK-470, and MIL-HDBK-471) and from MIL-HDBK-472, and key terms from this handbook is provided.
This Appendix is for guidance only and cannot be cited as a requirement. If it is, the contractor does not have to comply.