Basis of Issue Plan - BOIP

A. DESCRIPTION: THE MOBILE MAINTENANCE FACILITY (MMF) CONSISTS OF A 32 BY 26 FOOT MAINTENANCE TENT, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT REQUIRED FOR THE UAV (HUGIN) SYSTEM MAINTENANCE AND IS ALSO USED AS A COVERED AREA FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE HUGIN SYSTEM. THE MMF IS CARRIED ON A TRAILER TOWED BY A 5-TON TRUCK. B. CAPABILITIES: THE MMF PROVIDES A COVERED SHELTER FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF THE UAV AND IT COMPONENTS AND PAYLOADS. THE MAINTENANCE PERFORMED IN THIS FACILITY UTILIZES BIT/BITE TECHNOLOGY AND EXPEDITIOUS REPAIR OF THE AV AND COMPONENTS VIA THE USE OF REPLACABLE CARDS. IF THE AIR VEHICLE OR COMPONENTS CANNOT BE REPAIRED AT THIS UL/DS LEVEL REPAIR FACILITY THE EQUIPMENT IS EVACUATED TO DEPOT FOR REPAIR. C. EMPLOYMENT: THE MMF IS COLOCATED WITH THE LAUNCH AND RECOVERY SITE AT THE DIVISION/CORPS AIR FIELD OR UNIMPROVED LAUNCH SITE. D. BASIS OF ISSUE: TWO PER SERVICE SUPPORT SECTION, AIR RECON CO, MI BN (AE), MI BDE, CORPS. ONE PER SERVICE SUPPORT SECTION, AIR RECON PLT, MI BN, HEAVY, AIRBORNE AND AIR ASSAULT DIVISIONS. ONE PER SERVICE SUPPORT SECTION, AIR RECON PLT, MI CO, ACR (HEAVY). E. POWER REQUIREMENTS: STANDARD MILITARY WORLDWIDE 110/220 VOLTS 50/60 HZ GENERATORS OR COMMERCIAL POWER SOURCES. F. TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS: TOWED BY ORGANIC VEHICLES, 5-TON. MMF IS TRAILER MOUNTED. CAN BE TRANSPORTED BY C-130/C-141/ C-5/C-17. G. PERSONNEL/MAINTENANCE IMPACTS: (1) OPERATOR: 33R, 52D AND 77F (2) MAINTAINERS: 33R AND 52D, UL, DS AND GS H. SPECIAL NOTES: (1) THIS ITEM IS APPROPRIATE FOR INCLUSION IN AR 71-13. (2) THIS MAINTENANCE FACILITY REQUIRES 5 SETS OF CAMOUFLAGE BASED ON THE MAINTENANCE TENTS PHYSICAL PROPORTIONS.