Basis of Issue Plan - BOIP

A. DESCRIPTION: THE REMOTE VIDEO TERMINAL (RVT) IS A PORTABLE VIDEO TERMINAL WITH A MAST ERECTION KIT, AN RVT ASSEMBLY AND A VIDEO RECEIVING ASSEMBLY. THE TERMINAL IS USED TO RECEIVE, DISPLAY, RECORD, PLAYBACK, AND FREEZE IMAGERY INTELLIGENCE SENSOR DATA AT LOCATIONS DIFFERENT FROM THE LAUNCH AND RECOVERY SITE. THE RVT WEIGHS 129 LBS, L=74", W=17" AND H=24". B. CAPABILITIES: THE RVT CAN RECEIVE DATA FROM THE MISSION OR RELAY UAV IF THE RVT IS EMPLACED WITHIN 40 KM FROM EITHER AIRCRAFT. EACH RVT HAS THE CAPABILITY TO RECEIVE NEAR REAL TIME VIDEO FROM THE UAV VIA THE RELAY BACKUP DOWNLINK IN THE CASE WHERE THE RVT IS RECEIVING DATA FROM THE RELAY AIRCRAFT. IF THE RVT IS CAPABLE TO RECEIVE DATA FROM THE MISSION BIRD IT WILL RECEIVE DATA THROUGH THE PRIMARY DOWNLINK. C. EMPLOYMENT: THE RVT IS LOCATED AT THE ECHELON IT SUPPORTS. THE RVT IS PORTABLE AND RELOCATES ON THE BATTLEFIELD WHERE EVER A MISSION FOR THE ECHELON IS BEING PERFORMED. THE RVT IS LOCATED IN THE TOC FOR DIRECT MONITORING OF THAT ECHELONS MISSION IF WITHIN RANGE OF THE MISSION OR RELAY AIRCRAFT. D. BASIS OF ISSUE: EIGHT PER GROUND CONTROL SECTION, AIR RECON CO, MI BN (AE), MI BDE, CORPS. FOUR PER GROUND CONTROL SECTION, AIR RECON PLT, MI BN, HEAVY, AIRBORNE AND AIR ASSAULT DIVISIONS. FOUR PER GROUND CONTROL SECTION, AIR RECON PLT, MI CO, ACR (HEAVY). E. POWER REQUIREMENTS: STANDARD MILITARY WORLDWIDE 110/220 VOLTS 50/60 HZ GENERATORS OR COMMERCIAL POWER SOURCE. ALSO CAN UTILIZE 28 VOLT DC POWER SOURCE. F. TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS: TRANSPORTED BY ORGANIC VEHICLES, HMMWV. G. PERSONNEL/MAINTENANCE IMPACTS: (1) OPERATOR: NON MOS SPECIFIC (2) MAINTAINERS: 33R, 52D - UL, DS AND GS. H. SPECIAL NOTES: (1) THIS ITEM IS APPROPRIATE FOR INCLUSION INTO AR 71-13.