Basis of Issue Plan - BOIP

A. DESCRIPTION: THE IMPROVED COMMANDERS TACTICAL TERMINAL (ICTT) CONSISTS OF EQUIPMENT NECESSARY TO TRANSMIT, RECEIVE, AND PROCESS VOICE AND MESSAGE TRAFFIC, PRINT INCOMING MESSAGE TRAFFIC, AND PROVIDE COMSEC TO SECURE THE COMMUNICATIONS MEDIA. THE ICTT HAS BUILT-IN TEST EQUIPMENT (BITE). B. CAPABILITIES: THE ICTT WILL PROVIDE TACTICAL COMMANDERS WITH A SECURE COMMUNICATIONS LINK (VOICE AND DATA) TO THE IMPROVED GUARDRAIL V (IGRV), AN/USD-9A GROUND PROCESSING FACILITY RELAYED THROUGH TO THE AN/ARW-83(V)5 IGRV AIRBORNE RELAY FACILITY AND THE SYSTEMS INTEROPERABLE DATA LINK. THE BITE WILL ENABLE THE UNIT LEVEL MAINTAINER TO TROUBLESHOOT TO THE LINE REPLACEABLE UNIT (LRU) AND REPLACE DEFECTIVE LRUS. C. EMPLOYMENT: LIMITED DISTRIBUTION AT SELECTED DIVISIONS. THIS BOIP WILL NOT BE APPLIED TO ANY TOE, ONLY MTOE. D. BASIS OF ISSUE: THE ABOVE EQUIPMENT WILL BE FIELDED TO EUROPE BY UIC, AND DOES NOT CONFORM TO A STANDARD FIELDING PLAN. CONTINUATION SHEETS REFLECT ABOVE FIELDING. E. POWER REQUIREMENTS: THE POWER SOURCE TO OPERATE THE ICTT WILL BE DETERMINED BY THE USER. THE ICTT REQUIRES A MAXIMUM OF 1-KW POWER AND CAN USE A 120-V AC, 50- OR 60-HZ, SINGLE PHASE, 220- V AC, 50- OR 60 HZ, SINGLE PHASE, OR 28-V DC POWER SOURCE. F. TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS: TRANSPORTABLE BY ORGANIC VEHICLES. G. PERSONNEL/MAINTENANCE IMPACTS: (1) OPERATOR/MOS: GENERAL PURPOSE USER (GPU) (2) MAINTAINERS: (A) AVUM/UNIT MAINTENANCE: MOS 33T, 68N. (B) AVIM/DS MAINTENANCE: MOS 33T, 29S (C) AVIM/GS MAINTENANCE: MOS 68L, 29S. (3) TRAINING REQUIREMENTS (MOS/GENERAL): EXTENSION TRAINING MATERIAL WILL BE IN USER UNITS IN LIEU OF RESIDENT TRAINING COURSE. H. SPECIAL NOTES: (1) THIS ITEM IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR INCLUSION IN AR 71-13. (2) IN THE CENTRAL TERMINAL AREA, MOS 33T IS THE PREFERRED OPERATOR MOS. WHEREAS IN THE OUTLYING LOCATIONS, ANY 96/98 CMF MAY BE THE OPERATOR AS DESIGNATED BY THE UNIT COMMANDER.