Basis of Issue Plan - BOIP

A. DESCRIPTION: THE AN/TPM-24(V)4 TEST SET CONSISTS OF PASSIVE ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS SUCH AS EXTENDER BOARDS, CABLES, RF FITTINGS, ATTENUATORS, AND DUMMY LOADS WHICH PROVIDE FOR INTERCONNECTING THE AN/USM-281, AN/TPM-25A INTERROGATOR SIGNAL PROCESSOR/RT CHASSIS WITH ANY OTHER REQUIRED TEST EQUIPMENT. THE TEST SET IS UNIQUE TO THE PATRIOT IFF EQUIPMENT. B. CAPABILITIES: THE AN/TPM-24(V)4 TEST FACILITY SET WILL PROVIDE THE TEST BED CAPABILITY FOR GS/DEPOT MAINTENANCE (NO DS MAINTENANCE WILL BE REQUIRED) OF INTERROGATOR SET AN/TPX-46(V)7, LIN J99167, BOIP 770209. C. EMPLOYMENT: THE AN/TPX-46(V)7 WILL BE THE IFF SYSTEM DESIGNED FOR PATRIOT, AND WILL BE REQUIRED FOR EACH PATRIOT RADAR SET, LIN R18815, BOIP 770208. D. BASIS OF ISSUE: ONE PER GS/DEPOT SUPPORTING PATRIOT UNITS. E. POWER REQUIREMENTS: A 120-VAC, 400-HZ ELECTRICAL POWER SOURCE WILL BE REQUIRED TO OPERATE THE TEST FACILITY. F. TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS: THE AN-TPM-24(V)4 WILL BE CARRIED IN A 25 X 25 X 27 INCH TRANSIT CASE WEIGHING 40 POUNDS AND WILL BE TRANSPORTED BY IDS AND IGS ORGANIZATIONS' ORGANIC VEHICLES. G. PERSONNEL/MAINTENANCE IMPACTS: (1) OPERATOR: (A) CREW SIZE/MOS: TWO MOS 24J PULSE RADAR REPAIRER, 1 PER SHIFT. (B) TRAINING REQUIREMENTS (MOS/GENERAL): TRAINED AS PULSE RADAR REPAIRMAN. (2) MAINTAINERS: (A) UNIT MAINTENANCE: N/A (B) IDS/IGS MAINTENANCE: MOS 24J. H. SPECIAL NOTES: THIS ITEM IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR INCLUSION IN AR 310-34.