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NAVSEAI 4790.8

Revision C, March 14, 2013

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Includes all amendments and changes through Change/Amendment , March 14, 2013

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  • Revision: Revision C, March 14, 2013
  • Published Date: March 14, 2013
  • Status: Historical
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: US Navy (NAVY)
  • Page Count: 585
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This instruction incorporates the requirements of references (a) and (b) and is applicable to all ships and shore station equipment under the cognizance of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) . This also includes , but is not limited to equipment of Naval Supply Command (NAVSUP) , Space and Naval Warfare Center (SPAWAR) , Navy Reserve Forces Command (NRFC) , Navy Education and Training Command (NETC) activities , all Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) activities and Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) including Marine Corps Installations Command (MCICOM) activities . Navy Meteorological Equipment , equipment of the Naval Air Traffic Control, Air Navigation and Landing System (NAALS) , and Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment (ALRE) are also applicable to this instruction.

a . It does not apply to systems and equipment under the cognizance of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Directorate (NAVSEA 08) , Director of Strategic Systems Program (DIRSSP) and aeronautical support equipment covered in the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program (NAMP). Ships , service craft and small boats manned by civilian crews are also exempted from this instruction unless approved by the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) as specified in reference (a) .

b . In addition to the change in appearance of this maintenance manual , there are significant changes in content to comply with OPNAV policy concerning shipboard maintenance.

c. Common support equipment used by both ship ' s force and naval aviation units shall have Planned Maintenance System support in accordance with this instruction .

d . Management of shipboard PMS and corrective maintenance is the responsibility of the Commanding Officer . It is imperative that Commanding Officers maintain a comprehensive program within their command to monitor the health of their maintenance system . To this end , an aggressive 3-M Self assessment Program is vital to ensure quality maintenance is being performed. The number of spot checks required each week will vary between units and will be determined by the command ' s 3-M Manager . Periodic 3-M self- assessments/evaluations shall be conducted by each Commanding Officer to determine the exact state of their programs .

e. For the purposes of this instruction , maintenance is defined as : actions taken to ensure that systems , equipments and components perform their intended function when required .

Purpose. To issue a revised ships' Maintenance and Material Management (3-M) Manual which incorporates new and updated maintenance management policy. This instruction is a complete revision and should be reviewed in its entirety.