2. Aviation Support Company (ASC) in the Aviation Support Battalion (ASB).
Comprised of Headquarters, Airframe, and Component Repair Platoons. Provides maintenance assistance to
aviation units helping them maintain operational readiness and aircraft availability. Utilizes SECM trucks.
Capable of supporting split based operations in two separate and distinct locations. Performs the following
types of maintenance:
a. Intermediate maintenance and logistics support operations.
b. Maintenance actions which require more than 3 days to correct.
Phased maintenance and preventive maintenance services.
d. In-depth troubleshooting and diagnosis of airframe and component malfunctions.
e. Repairs airframes and LRU component.
Fixes night vision systems, aviation life support systems, aviation electrical and hydraulic components.
g. Limited capability to fabricate hydraulic lines.
h. Repairs engines, prop and rotors, armament, and armament subsystems.
Fixes and fuels organic battalion equipment, ground aviation vehicles, and aviation ground support
Operates and performs field maintenance on aviation ground power units, generator, and ground support
Battle damage assessment and repair (BDAR).
Production control and quality control.
m. Test Pilot functions.
3. Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group (TASMG) Assists in deployment and redeployment,
provides technical assistance, supports increased operational tempo, sustains Army aviation across the entire
spectrum of operations. The TASMG:
a. Provides support to CONUS deploying forces.
b. Provides support to OCONUS deployed forces.
OCONUS aviation maintenance support for contingency and stability and/or support operations.
d. Expands aviation maintenance capabilities of CONUS depots.
e. Classifies and inspects aviation stocks and components.
Repairs engines, airframes, armament, composite materials, electrical systems, avionics, hydraulics.
g. Fabricates hydraulic lines.
h. Backup ASB and AMC maintenance functions.