Basis of Issue Plan - BOIP

A. DESCRIPTION: THE TRAILBLAZER, AN/TSQ-114, WILL BE A TRUCK-TRANSPORTABLE, LOCAL- OR REMOTE-CONTROLLED, TACTICAL, GROUND-BASED, COMMUNICATIONS INTERCEPT. IT CONSISTS OF FIVE STATIONS: TWO MASTER, ONE CONTROL/DF STATION, AND THREE REMOTE SLAVE STATIONS (RSS). THE ELECTRONICS AND OPERATOR POSITIONS ARE CONTAINED IN A MODIFIED, BALLISTICALLY PROTECTED, S-280 SHELTER WITH A 50-FT, HYDRAULIC-PNEUMATIC MAST ANTENNA GROUP, OA-9053(V)1/G, ATTACHED TO THE SHELTER ROOF. B. CAPABILITIES: (1) INTERCEPT AND EMITTER LOCATION CAPABILITY IS PROVIDED IN THE VHF RANGE FOR CW, SSB, AM, AND FM TYPES OF SIGNALS (2) INTERCEPT CAPABILITY WILL BE PROVIDED IN THE HF RANGE FOR CW, FSK, USB, AM, AND FM TYPES OF SIGNALS. (3) MESSAGE CONTENT INCLUDES TEXT ORIGINATED BY THE OPERATOR, EMITTER FREQUENCY, EMITTER LOCATION, AND MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION. C. EMPLOYMENT: THE TRAILBLAZER WILL BE DESIGNED TO PROVIDE REAL-TIME INTELLIGENCE AND COMBAT INFORMATION TO COMMANDERS AT DIVISION LEVEL AND BELOW. D. BASIS OF ISSUE: ONE SYSTEM PER HEAVY DIVISION. MI WILL BE ASSIGNED TO C&J MI BATTALION CEWI. E. POWER REQUIREMENTS: 30 KW GENERATOR. GENERATOR SP DIESEL ENGINE: 30 KW AC 120/208 240/416 V THREE-PHASE, 400-HZ TAC PRECISE. F. TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS: WILL BE ON ORGANIC UNIT VEHICLES. G. PERSONNEL/MAINTENANCE IMPACTS: (1) OPERATOR: (A) CREW SIZE/MOS: 1. AN/PSQ-114(V1): TEN, MOS 98G. 2. AN/PSQ-114(V2): TEN, MOS 98G. (B) TRAINING REQUIREMENTS (MOS/GENERAL): WILL BE CONDUCTED AT FORT DEVENS, MA. (2) MAINTAINERS: (A) UNIT-LEVEL MAINTENANCE: MOS 31E, 33S, 52C, 54E, AND 63B. (B) IDS-LEVEL MAINTENANCE: MOS 31E, 31S, 31T, 33S, 35H, 35K, 36H, 44B, 52C, 52D, 54E, 63G, 63H, 63W, AND 63Y. (C) IGS-LEVEL MAINTENANCE: MOS 31E, 31S, 31T, 33S, 34Y, 35C, AND 35H. H. SPECIAL NOTES: NONE REQUIRED.