Accession Number : ADA133978

Title :   Maintenance Communications for the 1990's,

Corporate Author : ROMERO (A R) NORTH HIGHLANDS CA

Personal Author(s) : Dunlevy-Wilson,Bascombe J ; Romero,Antonio R

PDF Url : ADA133978

Report Date : Jul 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 57

Abstract : This study details weaknesses in the present maintenance communications system, especially radio and telephone voice circuits and data links. This study contends that the present system is a 'force divider' that is not combat reliable nor effective in peacetime. Paper criticizes type of equipment not in use, system design, maintenance concept, and present procurement policy. Proposes and Advanced Maintenance Communications System using MILSPEC tactical equipment (TRI-TAC), hardened computers, encrypted data links, backup command-control radio circuits, and survivable maintenance control centers. (Author)

Descriptors :   *COMMUNICATION AND RADIO SYSTEMS, TELEPHONE SYSTEMS, AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE, AIR FORCE PERSONNEL, MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, RADIO LINKS, RADIO EQUIPMENT

Subject Categories : Radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE