Basis of Issue Plan - BOIP

A. DESCRIPTION: THE COMMUNICATIONS RELAY GROUP (CRG) (PLIN C60363) IS HOUSED IN AN ENVIRONMENTALLY CONTROLLED SHELTER MOUNTED ON A STANDARD 5-TON CARGO TRUCK (LIN X41105/ASIOE). THE ANTENNA MAST GROUP (AMG) (LIN A80593/ASIOE) PROVIDES THE UHF ANTENNAS FOR THE CRG. COMPONENT MAJOR ITEMS (CMI) ARE: (1) A34870 (1 EACH) AIR CONDITIONER: 18000 BTU. (2) F05376 (1 EACH) CONVERTER TELEPHONE SIG: CV-1548. (3) H35599 (5 EACH) HS SERIAL DATA BUFFER: TD-1065. (4) M84608 (5 EACH) MULTIPLEXER: TD-660. (5) Q32689 (5 EACH) RAD SET: AN/GRC-103. (6) V30252 (2 EACH) TEL SET: TA-1. (7) V31211 (1 EACH) TEL SET: TA-312. B. CAPABILITIES: THE CRG IS A UHF MULTICHANNEL RELAY VAN THAT PROVIDES BEYOND LINE OF SIGHT CONNECTIVITY BETWEEN ELEMENTS OF THE PATRIOT BATTALION, WITH A NON-PATRIOT ELEMENT, AND ADJACENT PATRIOT BATTALIONS. THE CRG ALSO FUNCTIONS AS A VHF-FM RELAY STATIONS. C. EMPLOYMENT: THE CRG PROVIDES THE PATRIOT BATTALION BEYOND-LINE-OF-SIGHT DEPLOYMENT BETWEEN THE INFORMATION AND COORDINATION CENTRAL (ICC) (LIN J82250), ENGAGEMENT CONTROL STATION (ECS) (LIN E08497), AND ADJACENT ADA BATTALIONS. D. BASIS OF ISSUE: FOUR PER HHB, ADA BN (PATRIOT) (SRC 44636). E. POWER REQUIREMENTS: POWER REQUIREMENT IS 24.5 KW. POWER IS PROVIDED BY TWO TRAILER-MOUNTED GENERATORS, PU-804 (LIN G35919/ASIOE). F. TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS: THE ICC IS MOUNTED ON A 5-TON TRUCK (LIN X41105/ASIOE) WHICH TOWS ONE OF THE TWO GENERATORS (LIN G35919/ASIOE). THE SECOND GENERATOR IS TOWED BY THE ANTENNA MAST GROUP COMPONENT TRUCK (LIN A80593/ASIOE). THE CRG IS C141/C5 AIR TRANSPORTABLE. G. PERSONNEL/MAINTENANCE IMPACTS: (1) OPERATORS: FOUR 31R (XMSN SYS OPR-MNT). (2) MAINTAINERS: (A) UL MAINTENANCE: 14E, 31S, 31U, AND 52C. (B) DS MAINTENANCE: 27X, 31P, 31S, 35N, 52C, AND 63J. (C) GS MAINTENANCE: 31P, 35N, 52C, AND 63J. H. SPECIAL NOTES: THIS ITEM IS APPROPRIATE FOR INCLUSION IN THE ABOI. THE ICC IS DOCUMENTED AS A BASE TOE ITEM.