Basis of Issue Plan - BOIP

A. DESCRIPTION: THE LAUNCHING STATION (PLIN L46979) IS A REMOTELY OPERATED, FULLY SELF-CONTAINED MOBILE LAUNCHER WITH AN ON-BOARD, 15-KW, 400-HZ GENERATOR (LIN J36006/ASIOE) AND UP TO FOUR READY TO FIRE MISSILES. THE LAUNCHING STATION MUST BE RASIED TO A PREDETERMINED ELEVATION AND AZIMUTH POINTING ANGLE DURING EMPLACEMENT AND THE LOCATION AND POINTING AZIMUTH MUST BE IN RELATION TO THE PATRIOT RADAR SET (LIN R18815 OR Z52710). COMPONENT MAJOR ITEMS: NONE. B. CAPABILITIES: THE LAUNCHING STATION RECEIVES LAUNCH GUIDANCE AND INSTRUCITONS FROM THE ENGAGEMENT CONTROL STATION (LIN E08497 OR Z97865). C. EMPLOYMENT: THE LAUNCHING STATION IS AN INTERGRAL PART OF THE PATRIOT FIRE UNIT. THE LAUNCHING STATION TRANSPORTS AND LAUNCHES THE PATRIOT GUIDED MISSILE DURING AIR DEFENSE ENGAGEMENTS. D. BASIS OF ISSUE: TWO PER PATRIOT LAUNCHING SECTION -- TOTAL OF EIGHT PER FIRING BATTERY (TOE 44636A). E. POWER REQUIREMENTS: POWER REQUIREMENT IS 8.1 KW. EXTERNAL POWER WILL NOT BE REQUIRED. THE LAUNCHING STATION WILL HAVE ITS OWN ON-BOARD 15-KW, 400-HZ GENERATOR (LIN J36006/ASIOE). F. TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS: THE LAUNCHER WILL BE MOUNTED ON A SEMITRAILER TOWED BY A 10-TON HEMTT TRUCK TRACTOR (LIN T88677/ASIOE). LAUNCHING STATION IS C141/C5 AIR TRANSPORTABLE. G. PERSONNEL/MAINTENANCE IMPACTS: (1) OPERATOR/CREW: THREE PER LAUNCHING STATION, SIX PER SECTION. (A) TWO 14T PATRIOT LAUNCHER CREWMEMBERS. (B) ONE 14T LAUNCHER SECTION CHIEF OR LAUNCHER ASSISTANT SECTION CHIEF. (2) MAINTAINERS: (A) UL MAINTENANCE: 63S. (B) DS MAINTENANCE: 27X AND 63W. (C) GS MAINTENANCE: 63W. H. SPECIAL NOTES: THIS ITEM IS APPROPRIATE FOR INCLUSION IN THE ABOI. THE LAUNCHING STATION IS DOCUMENTED AS A BASE TOE ITEM.