Basis of Issue Plan - BOIP

A. DESCRIPTION: THE INTERROGATOR SET AN/TPX-46(V)7 CONSISTS OF THE CENTRAL PROCESSING/RECEIVER-TRANSMITTER CHASSIS AND MODE 4 CONTROL PANEL CHASSIS WHICH ACCOMODATES INTERROGATOR COMPUTER KIR-1A/TSEC. CONTRACTOR DESIGNED ANTENNA IS INTEGRAL TO RADAR SET FACE (LIN R18815, BOIP 770208). THE IFF IS DESIGNED FOR AUTOMATIC OPERATION UNDER CONTROL OF THE ENGAGEMENT CONTROL STATION (ECS) (LIN E08497, BOIP 770206) WEAPON CONTROL COMPUTER. B. CAPABILITIES: THE INTERROGATOR SET MARK XII/SIF EQUIPMENT WILL UTILIZE AN/TPX-46(V)7 TECHNOLOGY FOR DEDICATED APPLICATION TO THE PATRIOT SYSTEM. THE IFF WILL PROVIDE A RAPID SECURE MEANS OF IDENTIFYING SUITABLY EQUIPPED FRIENDLY AIRCRAFT, AND THEREBY AVOID THEIR DESTRUCTION BY FRIENDLY FIRE. C. EMPLOYMENT: WILL BE EMPLOYED BY PATRIOT FIRE UNIT, AND WILL BE CONTROLLED AND MONITORED BY THE ENGAGEMENT CONTROL STATION (ECS) (LIN E08497, BOIP 770206). D. BASIS OF ISSUE: (1) ONE PER RADAR SET (LIN 18815, BOIP 770208). (2) ONE PER PATRIOT IGS SUPPORT ACTIVITY. E. POWER REQUIREMENTS: POWER WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE POWER PLANT AN/MJQ21 (LIN P27887, BOIP 770210). F. TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS: IFFAS WILL BE TRANSPORTED WITH RADAR SET (LIN R18815) AND ECS (LIN E08497) BY THEIR PRIME MOVERS. G. PERSONNEL/MAINTENANCE IMPACTS: (1) OPERATOR: (A) CREW SIZE/MOS: ONE OFFICER SSI 14E, AND ONE ENLISTED MOS 24T. (B) TRAINING REQUIREMENTS (MOS/GENERAL): SSI 14E WILL BE AN ADA OFFICER TRAINED AS TACTICAL DIRECTOR; MOS 24T WILL BE TRAINED AS A PATRIOT MAINTAINER/OPERATOR AND ENGAGEMENT CONTROLLER. (2) MAINTAINERS: (A) UNIT-LEVEL MAINTENANCE: WARRANT OFFICER 140E, AND ENLISTED MOS 24T. (B) IDS-LEVEL MAINTENANCE: N/A. (C) IGS-LEVEL MAINTENANCE: MOS 27J. H. SPECIAL NOTES: THIS ITEM IS APPROPRIATE FOR INCLUSION IN IN AR 310-34.