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NAVY TRAINING SYSTEM PLAN

FOR THE

AIR CAPABLE SHIP

VISUAL LANDING AID SYSTEMS

N88-NTSP-A-50-9205A/A

May 2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This Navy Training System Plan (NTSP) has been developed to identify the life cycle manpower, personnel, and training requirements associated with Air Capable Ship Visual Landing Aid (VLA) Systems.

Due to the similarity and close interface between systems, all Air Capable Ship VLA Systems are addressed together in this NTSP. The Air Capable Ships complement of VLA Systems includes the Helicopter Operations Surveillance System (HOSS), Wind Measuring and Indicating System (WMIS), Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator (SGSI), Horizon Reference Set (HRS), Flight Deck Status and Signaling System (FDSSS), and the Wave-Off Light (WOL) MK 1 Mod 0. These systems are used to enhance the capability of helicopters to operate at night and in adverse weather conditions from the small flight decks of Air Capable Ships. All VLA Systems are post Milestone III Decision Point, and are in Acquisition Phase III - Production, Deployment, and Operational Support of the Weapons System Acquisition Process and are in fleet-wide use.

The HOSS is operated from the Combat Information Center by Interior Communication Electricians (ICs) with Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC) 4746. The HRS, FDSSS, and WOL are operated by Landing Signal Officers (LSOs). The WMIS and SGSI require no operator. The VLA Systems are maintained at the organizational and intermediate levels by ICs, Electrician's Mates, and Electronic Technicians with NECs 4746, 4758, or 4673, as applicable.

Initial training required to support the development and fleet introduction of the VLA Systems has been completed. Initial instructor training for WMIS will be provided by Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Lakehurst, New Jersey. LSO qualifications are obtained through On-the-Job Training. Follow-on operator and maintenance training for the HOSS is established at Service School Command Great Lakes, Illinois. Follow-on maintenance training for the HRS is established at Fleet Training Center (FTC) Norfolk, Virginia, and FTC San Diego, California. SGSI, FDSSS, and WOL follow-on maintenance training is established at Naval Air Maintenance Training Group Detachments Norfolk, Virginia, and North Island, California. Follow-on maintenance training for the WMIS will be established at FTC Norfolk and FTC San Diego by incorporating WMIS information into existing course, A-651-0047, Propulsion Alarms and Indicating Systems Maintenance. A tentative Ready For Training date of first quarter Fiscal Year (FY)01 has been established for WMIS.

Current Air Capable Ship manning is sufficient to operate and maintain the VLA Systems addressed in this NTSP. No changes to manpower requirements are necessary.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Page

Executive Summary i

List of Acronyms iii

Preface vi

PART I - TECHNICAL PROGRAM DATA

A. Nomenclature-Title-Program I-1

B. Security Classification I-1

C. Manpower, Personnel, and Training Principals I-1

D. System Description I-1

E. Developmental Test and Operational Test I-2

F. Aircraft and/or Equipment/System/Subsystem Replaced I-2

G. Description of New Development I-3

H. Concepts I-11

I. Onboard (In-Service) Training I-26

J. Logistics Support I-27

K. Schedules I-28

L. Government-Furnished Equipment and Contractor-Furnished Equipment Training Requirements I-35

M. Related NTSPs and Other Applicable Documents I-35

PART II - BILLET AND PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS II-1

PART III - TRAINING REQUIREMENTS III-1

PART IV - TRAINING LOGISTICS SUPPORT REQUIREMENTS IV-1

PART V - MPT MILESTONES V-1

PART VI - DECISION ITEMS/ACTION REQUIRED VI-1

PART VII - POINTS OF CONTACT VII-1

 

LIST OF ACRONYMS

ACDU

Active Duty

   

CI

Control Indicator

CIC

Combat Information Center

CIN

Course Identification Number

CINCLANTFLT

Commander In Chief, Atlantic Fleet

CINCPACFLT

Commander In Chief, Pacific Fleet

CM

Corrective Maintenance

CNET

Chief of Naval Education and Training

CNO

Chief of Naval Operations

CSMP

Consolidated Ships Maintenance Plan

   

DT

Developmental Test

   

ECA

Electronic Component Assembly

EM

Electrician's Mate

EMI

Electromagnetic Interference

ET

Electronics Technician

   

FDSSS

Flight Deck Status and Signaling System

FMS

Foreign Military Sales

FN

Fireman

FTC

Fleet Training Center

FTS&L

Fleet Technical Services and Logistics

FY

Fiscal Year

   

GFE

Government Furnished Equipment

GQ

General Quarters

   

HCS

Helicopter Control Station

HOSS

Helicopter Operations Surveillance System

HRS

Horizon Reference Set

Hz

Hertz

   

IC

Interior Communications Electrician

ILSP

Integrated Logistics Support Plan

ISD

Indicator Stabilization Data

   

LAMPS

Light Airborne Multipurpose System

LPBA

Lamp Panel and Bar Assembly

LSA

Logistic Support Analysis

LSO

Landing Signal Officer

   

MSD

Material Support Date

   

NA

Not Applicable

NAMTRAGRU DET

Naval Air Maintenance Training Group Detachment

NAS

Naval Air Station

NAVAIRSYSCOM

Naval Air Systems Command

NAVPERSCOM

Naval Personnel Command

NAWCADLKE

Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Lakehurst

NEC

Navy Enlisted Classification

NOB

Naval Operations Base

NOBC

Navy Officer Billet Code

NTC

Naval Training Center

NTSP

Navy Training System Plan

   

OJT

On-the-Job Training

OPNAV

Office of The Chief of Naval Operations

OPO

OPNAV Principal Official

OT

Operational Test

   

PFY

Previous Fiscal Years

PM

Preventive Maintenance

PMA

Program Manager, Air

PQS

Personnel Qualification Standards

   

RAST

Recovery Assist, Securing, and Traversing

RFT

Ready For Training

   

SGSI

Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator

SIMA

Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity

SRA

Shop Replaceable Assembly

SSC

Service School Command

   

TAR

Training Air Reserve

TD

Training Device

TTE

Technical Training Equipment

   

VAC

Volts Alternating Current

VCR

Video Cassette Recorder

VDC

Volts Direct Current

VLA

Visual Landing Aid

   

WMIS

Wind Measuring and Indicating System

WOL

Wave-Off Light

WRA

Weapon Replaceable Assembly

PREFACE

This Approved Navy Training System Plan (NTSP) for the Air Capable Ship Visual Landing Aid Systems has been developed in accordance with the guidelines set forth in the Navy Training Requirements Documentation Manual, Office of The Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV) Publication P-751-1-9-97. This document updates the Proposed NTSP, A-50-9205A/P, dated February 2000.

Major changes include the updated NTSP format, revision of the maintenance and training concepts, establishment of follow-on training for Wind Measuring and Indicating System (WMIS), and inclusion of new delivery schedules.

N88-NTSP-A-50-9205A/A

May 2000

PART I - TECHNICAL PROGRAM DATA

A. NOMENCLATURE-TITLE-PROGRAM

1. Nomenclature-Title-Acronym. Air Capable Ship Visual Landing Aid Systems

2. Program Element. 43SJ830

B. SECURITY CLASSIFICATION

1. System Characteristics Unclassified

2. Capabilities Unclassified

3. Functions Unclassified

C. MANPOWER, PERSONNEL, AND TRAINING PRINCIPALS

OPNAV Principal Official (OPO) Program Sponsor CNO (N885D)

OPO Resource Sponsor CNO (N885D)

Developing Agency NAVAIRSYSCOM (PMA251)

Training Agency CINCLANTFLT

CINCPACFLT

CNET

Training Support Agency NAVAIRSYSCOM (PMA205)

Manpower and Personnel Mission Sponsor CNO (N12)

NAVPERSCOM (PERS-4, PERS-404)

Director of Naval Training CNO (N7)

D. SYSTEM DESCRIPTION

1. Operational Uses. The Helicopter Operations Surveillance System (HOSS), WMIS, Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator System (SGSI), Horizon Reference Set (HRS), Flight Deck Status and Signaling System (FDSSS), and Wave-Off Light (WOL) MK 1 MOD 0 are Visual Landing Aids (VLAs) designed to improve safety and efficiency and to enhance the capability of helicopters to operate day and night and in adverse weather conditions from the small flight decks of Air Capable Ships.

2. Foreign Military Sales. Specific information concerning the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) of the six VLA Systems addressed in this NTSP may be obtained from Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIRSYSCOM) Program Manager, Air (PMA)251.

a. Helicopter Operations Surveillance System. The HOSS is used aboard United States Coast Guard vessels.

b. Wind Measuring and Indicating System. The WMIS is used aboard United States Coast Guard vessels.

c. Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator. Sales of SGSI Systems have been made to Spain, Taiwan, and Australia.

d. Horizon Reference Set. Sales of the HRS have been made to Spain, Taiwan, and Australia. Sales are ongoing and planned through Fiscal Year (FY) 03.

e. Flight Deck Status and Signaling System. Sales of the FDSSS have been made to Spain, Taiwan, and Australia. Sales are ongoing and planned through FY03.

f. Wave-Off Light. Sales of the WOL have been made to Spain, Taiwan, and Australia.

E. DEVELOPMENTAL TEST AND OPERATIONAL TEST

1. Developmental Test. Developmental Tests (DTs) for the six VLA Systems addressed in this NTSP have been successfully completed.

2. Operational Test. Operational Tests (OTs) for the six VLA Systems addressed in this NTSP have been successfully completed.

F. AIRCRAFT AND/OR EQUIPMENT/SYSTEM/SUBSYSTEM REPLACED

1. Helicopter Operations Surveillance System. The HOSS did not replace any existing operations surveillance system.

2. Wind Measuring and Indicating System. The WMIS was designed to replace the windsock and augment hand-held mechanical wind measuring technology.

3. Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator. The SGSI did not replace any existing glide slope indicator system.

4. Horizon Reference Set. The HRS did not replace any existing horizon reference system.

5. Flight Deck Status and Signaling System. The FDSSS did not replace any existing shipboard signaling system.

6. Wave-Off Light. The WOL replaced a less sophisticated electrical wave-off system.

G. DESCRIPTION OF NEW DEVELOPMENT

1. Functional Description

a. Helicopter Operations Surveillance System. HOSS provides an immediate and recordable closed-circuit television display of helicopter launch, recovery, Vertical Replenishment, Helicopter In-Flight Replenishment, and on-deck maneuvering operations. The televised information is displayed in real-time to facilitate control of flight deck operations during flight quarters. The video recording of this information assists in the analysis of mishaps and provides a visual training aid for pilot and flight deck personnel. The HOSS is comprised of common industrial-type video components. All remote controls, Video Cassette Recorders (VCRs), and video monitors are located in, and operated from, the Combat Information Center (CIC) and the bridge.

b. Wind Measuring and Indicating System. All Navy ships are equipped with a WMIS that provides continuous visual indication of wind direction (in degrees) and wind speed (in knots) relative to the ship's bow. The system also provides electrical signals representative of wind direction and speed for computation of flight deck crosswind and head wind conditions, computation of wind vectors for weapon launch systems, and recording by meteorological equipment. There are two primary types of WMISs in use, Type B and Type F. Both systems operate by transmission of electrical synchro signals. The Type B system is based on 60 Hertz (Hz) electrical power, while the newer Type F system utilizes 60 Hz and 400 Hz.

c. Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator. The SGSI system is an Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) hardened landing aid designed for use on Air Capable Ships. By use of the SGSI, a helicopter pilot may visually establish and maintain the proper glide slope for a safe landing. In order to steady the glide slope indicator with respect to the pitching and rolling motions of the ship, the indicator light cell is mounted on an electro-hydraulic stabilized platform. This equipment uses a local gyro for reference and develops electronic error signals that in turn control hydraulic cylinders that move the platform in an opposite direction to the ship's pitch and roll axis. A failure detection circuit is also provided for the system internal gyro, remote gyro operation, and rate lead circuits by direct comparison with the ship's pitch and roll signals to reduce platform dynamic errors. In the event of system failure, the error detection circuits will put the system in non-ready status and shut off the indicator light.

d. Horizon Reference Set. The HRS is an all-weather, electro-mechanically stabilized landing aid designed for use on Light Airborne Multipurpose System (LAMPS) MK III designated Air Capable Ships. It provides a visual cue or reference of the true horizon that is independent of the ship's rolling motion. The system indicator is mounted on the top aft section of the hangar structure, along the ship's centerline, and can be seen by the pilot of an approaching or hovering helicopter when he conducts his normal obstruction clearance scan. This allows the pilot to maintain the proper attitude prior to touchdown and recovery. The HRS is controlled by a three-wire, synchro input command signal that originates from the ship's gyro roll reference system. As the ship rolls, the command signal from the gyro reference system causes the indicating bar to rotate, relative to its supporting main housing, opposite and proportional to the ship's roll. The internal positional feedback circuitry will then ensure that the bar remains parallel to the horizon by eliminating any error.

e. Flight Deck Status and Signaling System. The FDSSS is a panel-type command and control system designed for use on Air Capable Ships equipped to support LAMPS MK III air operations. The system enables the Helicopter Control Officer at the helicopter landing deck or the Landing Signal Officer (LSO) (Navy Officer Billet Code (NOBC) 1310) at the Recovery Assist, Securing, and Traversing (RAST) Control Console to request and receive launch and recovery authorization from the bridge and CIC. Wave-off control can only be initiated from the RAST Control Console, Operations Request Panel, or Wave-off Master Control Panel.

f. Wave-Off Light. The WOL system is an electronic signaling system designed for use on Air Capable Ships. WOLs are installed on each side of the SGSI platform. When activated, WOLs provide a visual indication to a helicopter pilot to discontinue the landing approach. There are two configurations of the WOL system. The 618401-1 system kit is used on Air Capable Ships that are not configured with the LAMPS MK III VLA System. The 618401-2 system kit is used aboard Air Capable Ships that are configured with LAMPS MK III VLAs.

2. Physical Description

a. Helicopter Operations Surveillance System. The HOSS consists of a day-night camera using a 10:1 zoom lens in an environmental housing on a remote control pan and tilt mount. Additionally, a video monitor is located on the bridge. A video date and time generator is provided, and pilot, LSO, and CIC voice communications may be recorded on video tape at the ship's discretion. The HOSS is comprised of the following major assemblies:

(1) Camera Station. The Camera Station is located near the helicopter pad and consists of a closed circuit television camera, pan and tilt assembly, pedestal assembly, and junction box.

(2) Control Station. The Control Station is located in the CIC and consists of a nine-inch black and white monitor and mount, a VCR and mount, a time and date generator, a remote camera/pan and tilt control, and an additional operator control unit.

(3) Monitoring Station. The Monitoring Station is located in the bridge compartment and consists of a nine-inch black and white monitor and mounting rack, and an operator control unit.

(4) Station Interconnect Cabling. The Station Interconnect Cabling connects the control station with the camera station and the bridge monitor station.

ASSEMBLY

QTY

DIMENSIONS (INCHES)

HEIGHT - WIDTH - DEPTH

WEIGHT

(POUNDS)

Camera

1

7" diameter x 28" length

45

Pan and Tilt Assembly

1

16.0

14.0

10.0

65

Junction Box

1

5.0

12.0

10.0

20

System Control Unit

1

20.0

16.0

6.0

30

Operator Control Unit

2

8.0

6.0

4.0

15

9" Control Station Monitor

2

8.6

8.7

9.8

13

VCR

(With Mount)

1

6.0

20.0

17.0

16

b. Wind Measuring and Indicating System. The major units making up both the Type B and Type F WMIS include a detector unit, transmitter unit, and an indicator unit. The physical configuration of equipment making up the Type B and Type F WMIS is very similar. As previously mentioned, the primary difference between the two systems is the electrical frequency. The Type B operates as a 60 Hz system. Although the outputs from the Type F transmitter unit include both 400 Hz and 60 Hz synchro wind speed and direction signals, the Type F is primarily a 400 Hz system. Since the Type F system utilizes newer synchros than the Type B, the Type F system is considerably more accurate. Synchros used in both the Type B and Type F wind systems have limitations relative to the number of receivers that they can handle. The Type B equipment will accommodate nine indicators or comparable units. The Type F system can handle thirteen 400 Hz receivers and thirty-five 60 Hz receivers. The equipment employs 400 Hz synchros (type 18CX4, 18CT4, and 31TRX4) and 60 Hz synchros(type 18TRX6 and 37TRX6).

ASSEMBLY

QTY

DIMENSIONS (INCHES)

HEIGHT - WIDTH - DEPTH

WEIGHT

(POUNDS)

Detector

2

32.0

15.5

27.5

15.5

Transmitter

1*

13.5

15.5

7.5

61.0

Indicator

1**

11.1

7.4

4.9

15.0

Single Station

1

24.0

20.0

11.1

81.0

Dual Station:

Synchro Panel Assembly

Test Panel Assembly

1

1

14.0

20.0

13.0

16.0

7.0

11.1

24.0

58.0

* Some installations will require more than one transmitter.

** Various and multiple indicators can be utilized in one WMIS system.

c. Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator. The SGSI MK 1 MOD 0/MOD 1 System consists of the following major subassemblies:

(1) Electronics Enclosure Assembly F100. This assembly is a bulkhead mounted enclosure located in a closed compartment in the proximity of the stabilized platform. It is the electronic signal processing, distribution, and control center for the system. This assembly houses the EMI Hardening Enclosure Assembly, gyro amplifier, 28 Volts Direct Current (VDC) power supply, dual +/- 15 VDC power supply, 400 Hz inverter, card cage containing ten circuit board assemblies, terminal boards for wire connections, and the Components Panel Assembly. The Electronics Enclosure receives ship's electrical power and converts and/or distributes operational voltages through the system. The Components Panel Assembly (F120) is used to prepare the system for operation and contains relays, switch-indicator assemblies, light indicators, on-off switches, fuse assemblies, test jacks, and a 15 amp system circuit breaker.

(2) Remote Control Panel Assembly F200. This assembly is a bulkhead mounted panel located in the flight control room, providing remote controls and indicators for operating and monitoring the SGSI System. The hinged cover panel contains mountings for a gyro alarm reset, audio alarm override, on-off switches, indicator lights to advise of system status, and controls for adjusting source light intensity and panel illumination. The Source Light Failure Board Assembly (F201) mounted in the panel detects failures in the glide slope indicator source light circuit and illuminates a failure warning light on the cover. The gyro failure audio alarm circuit is protected by the Diode Plate Assembly mounted in the unit containing diode protection circuitry.

(3) Hydraulic Pump Assembly F300. This is a deck mounted assembly which is a self-contained, closed-loop hydraulic system. It is comprised of an electric motor, coupling and pump assembly, reservoir, fluid heater, suction and pressure filters, sight gage, valves, pressure switches, associated plumbing, and a cover assembly. Ship's electrical power is required to operate the hydraulic system, which develops hydraulic pressure for operation of the pitch and roll actuators of the stabilized platform.

(4) Transformer Assembly F400. This assembly is bulkhead mounted within three feet of the stabilized platform and is connected by a fixed length of cable, ten feet long, in order to minimize voltage drop. The transformer supplies power to the three 21-volt, 150-watt projection style lamps used in the glide slope indicator for source lights.

(5) Glide Slope Indicator Assembly F500. This assembly is secured to the top of the stabilized platform and consists of two major subassemblies, the Adjustable Mount Assembly and the Glide Slope Indicator Subassembly. The Adjustable Mount Assembly provides elevation and lateral adjustments to accurately position and mount the Glide Slope Indicator Subassembly to the stabilized platform. The Glide Slope Indicator Subassembly, secured to the Adjustable Mount Assembly, contains the blower hood assembly, lampstick assembly, two lens heater assemblies, a fresnel lens, and a tricolor lenticular lens. This subassembly provides the stabilized, visual reference light bar used by the pilot of an approaching aircraft to establish a safe landing glide slope angle.

(6) Stabilized Platform Assembly F600. This is a deck mounted assembly adjacent to the helicopter landing area. The Stabilized Platform Assembly contains a system gyro, pitch and roll hydraulic actuated cylinders, electrically operated servo-valves, and a gimballed platform which is made up from a top plate assembly, a universal assembly, and a base plate. This platform is used to stabilize the glide slope indicator around the ship's pitch and roll motions maintaining the projected light beam at a fixed angle to the horizon. The gyro acts as a sensor for the system, detecting deviations from the level platform position and directing error signals to the gyro sensing circuits. The signals are further processed and distributed to power the servo-valves. These servo-valves control the hydraulic pressure to the pitch and roll hydraulic actuators, stabilizing the glide slope indicator.

(7) Separate Gyro F800. The separate gyro is a deck mounted assembly which contains a vertical reference sensor used to provide the pitch and role input to the MK 1 MOD 1 Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator (SGSI without ship's pitch and roll input).

(8) Isolation Transformer F900. The Isolation Transformer F900 is a weather-tight enclosure mounted near the Electronics Enclosure Assembly. An interconnecting cable, which is part of the Isolation Transformer Assembly, serves to connect it to the Electronic Enclosure Assembly. Weatherproof stuffing tubes are installed for cables connecting the Isolation Transformer Assembly to the Electronics Enclosure Assembly and ship's power.

ASSEMBLY

UNIT

NUMBER

DIMENSIONS (INCHES)

HEIGHT - WIDTH - DEPTH

WEIGHT

(POUNDS)

Electronics Enclosure

F100

30.0

24.0

9.0

108

Remote Control Panel

F200

14.0

12.0

6.0

22

Hydraulic Pump

F300

27.9

17.0

26.0

245

Transformer Enclosure

F400

13.3

9.2

6.6

27

Indicator

F500

13.0

22.5

26.0

60

Stabilized Platform

F600

24.5

25.0

28.0

277

Separate Gyro

F800

8.6

8.0

24.0

25

Isolation Transformer

F900

11.0

9.3

8.4

60

d. Horizon Reference Set. The HRS requires input power of 115 Volts Alternating Current (VAC) +/- 7% (107 to 123 VAC), 60 Hz +/- 3% (58 to 62 Hz), 1.5A, two-wire, single phase and 115 VAC +/- 7%, 400 Hz +/- 5% (380 to 420 Hz), 7.5Ampere, two-wire, single phase at the Electronic Component Assembly (ECA) for operation of the system. The power returns are above ground and are not common grounded. A separate 115 VAC, 400 Hz, three-wire synchro command signal from the ship's vertical reference system is required to drive the Light Panel and Bar Assembly (LPBA) (Synchro Control Transmitter, type 18CX4, with a ratio of synchro angle input to bar displacement of two electrical degrees for each degree of actual roll). These input signals are also connected in the ECA. The HRS consists of three major subassemblies.

(1) Indicator Stabilization Data. The Indicator Stabilization Data (ISD) is located on the ship's centerline, facing aft, above the hangar structure. It includes the electromechanical drive, which positions the LPBA so that it remains parallel to the natural horizon. The LPBA is ten feet long and is illuminated throughout its length by green, electro-luminescent panels, which are mounted on the aft face. A warning lamp assembly is located on top of the ISD. It is a red globe, navigational-type light that is designed to illuminate in the event of a system malfunction or failure to provide a visual warning to the pilot.

(2) Electronic Component Assembly. The ECA contains the electronic servo control circuitry primary power, signal, and operating controls. Its function is to provide the electrical signals to drive the LPBA to the correct position. It is typically located in the hangar bay near the flight control area.

(3) Control Indicator. The Control Indicator (CI) contains power and operating controls with status indicators. These controls are duplicated in the ECA; however, the CI has primary control with override capability and is mounted in the Helicopter Control Station (HCS).

ASSEMBLY

UNIT

NUMBER

DIMENSIONS (INCHES)

HEIGHT - WIDTH - DEPTH

WEIGHT

(POUNDS)

ISD (less LPBA)

LPBA

Warning Lamp

212601-2

212689

212784

19.1

5.0

8.0

20.4

120.0

5.5

28.5

5.4

5.3

136

65

4

Electronic Components

212602-2

212602-3*

17.0

17.0

9.6

45

Control-Indicator

212603-2

212603-3*

8.2

9.4

4.8

6

* Indicates new part number after incorporation of Launch and Recovery Change 61.

e. Flight Deck Status and Signaling System. The FDSSS consists of the following subassemblies:

(1) Operations Request Panel. The Operations Request Panel is comprised of a launch and recovery sequence switch that enables the operator to request and receive authorizations. The panel also provides the CIC and Bridge Panel with indication of the status of launch or recovery and other related helicopter operations. The deck status and wave-off lights are also controlled and monitored from this panel.

(2) Interface Control Unit. The Interface Control Unit contains the control circuit components including the Diode Board Assembly. It also provides for the interconnection of the FDSSS with the Wave-Off Master Control Panel, the RAST Control Console, and the Deck Status Light.

(3) Bridge and Combat Information Center Response Panels. The Bridge and CIC Response Panels are located in the ship's bridge and CIC. The panels provide the capability for either or both locations to authorize, monitor, and control helicopter operations. The panel is comprised of lights which indicate the stage or sequence of the helicopter operations and lights that indicate flight deck status and wave-off light illumination.

NOMEN-CLATURE

PART

NUMBER

QTY

DIMENSIONS (INCHES)

HEIGHT - WIDTH - DEPTH

WEIGHT

(POUNDS)

Operations Request Panel

612060-1

621060-21*

1

8.0

11.8

7.3

12

Interface Control Unit

621062-1

621062-11**

1

17.5

15.0

6.1

20

Bridge/CIC Response Panel

621061-1

621061-11***

2

7.0

11.0

7.3

5

* Indicates new part number after incorporation of Service Change 26.

** Indicates new part number after incorporation of Service Change 26 and 29.

*** Indicates new part number after incorporation of Service Change 26 and 31.

f. Wave-Off Light. The assemblies that comprise the WOL, together with their unit numbers, are as follows:

(1) Master Control Panel Assembly (G100). The Master Control Panel Assembly is bulkhead mounted in the flight control area. This panel is the signal processing, distribution, and control center for the WOL system. The panel contains the monitor, flasher-driver, extender circuit cards, step-down transformer, and terminal boards used for the system interconnecting wire terminations. The only difference between the -1 and -2 assemblies are different lens plates and the location of the information decal.

(2) Remote Panel Assembly (G200, G200A). Remote Panel Assembly G200 is installed on the ship's bridge and G200A in the flight control area. Each contain a switch that when pressed, energizes the wave-off lights. The units also contain a dimmer circuit board assembly and a terminal board used for system wiring interconnection. Remote Panels are used with the -1 system only.

(3) Junction Box Assembly (G300, G300A). The Junction Box Assemblies are identical units that are mounted on each side of the hangar door. They provide a remote location for connecting a hand held portable switch.

(4) Junction Box Assembly (G400). The Junction Box Assembly provides a means to connect the cable from the Master Control Panel with the WOL cables. It is located with the WOL Assemblies.

(5) Wave-Off Light Assembly (G500, G500A). The WOLs are identical units and are mounted one on each side of the SGSI platform.

ASSEMBLY

UNIT

NUMBER

DIMENSIONS (INCHES)

HEIGHT - WIDTH - DEPTH

WEIGHT

(POUNDS)

Master Control Panel

G100

15.0

11.5

7.0

35

Remote Panel

G200, G200A

6.5

5.4

4.5

10

Junction Box

G300, G300A

4.1

4.1

3.1

2

Junction Box

G400

7.1

4.1

4.6

10

Wave-Off Light

G500, G500A

22.0

(10.0 diameter)

20

3. New Development Introduction. The six VLA Systems addressed in this NTSP are currently installed and in use aboard Air Capable Ships and will be installed on new construction Air Capable Ships, as applicable, during construction. VLA Systems are new production equipment.

4. Significant Interfaces

a. Helicopter Operations Surveillance System. The HOSS may, depending on class of ship, interface with the communication system between the helicopter, bridge, and CIC to enable the HOSS to record the audio signals between the pilot, the LSO, and the Tactical Action Officers.

b. Wind Measuring and Indicating System. The WMIS interfaces with ship's electrical and weapon fire control systems.

c. Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator. The SGSI interfaces with ship's electrical and gyro pitch and roll reference systems.

d. Horizon Reference Set. The HRS interfaces with ship's electrical and gyro roll reference systems.

e. Flight Deck Status and Signaling System. The FDSSS interfaces with the LSO RAST Control Station (only on LAMPS MK III ships), WOLs, and ship's electrical systems.

f. Wave-Off Light. The WOL interfaces with the FDSSS (only on LAMPS MK III ships) and ship's electrical systems.

5. New Features, Configurations, or Material. Not Applicable (NA)

H. CONCEPTS

1. Operational Concept

a. Helicopter Operations Surveillance System. The HOSS equipment is manned and operated by Interior Communications Electricians (ICs) during all helicopter operations.

b. Wind Measuring and Indicating System. The WMIS is activated during all underway periods, 24 hours a day, and requires no operator.

c. Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator. The SGSI is activated during flight operations. After activation, no operator action is required.

d. Horizon Reference Set. The HRS is operated during flight quarters by an LSO.

e. Flight Deck Status and Signaling System. The FDSSS is operated during flight quarters by an LSO.

f. Wave-Off Light. When activated by the LSO, the WOLs begin to flash, providing a visual indication to the pilot to abort the landing attempt and initiate a new landing approach.

2. Maintenance Concept. The maintenance concept for all the VLA Systems contained in this NTSP follows the direction and guidance outlined in the Naval Ships Maintenance, Material, and Management Program Manual 4790.4 (series).

a. Helicopter Operations Surveillance System. The HOSS maintenance is based on two levels of repair, organizational and depot. HOSS components are designed to facilitate rapid fault isolation and verification.

(1) Organizational. Organizational level maintenance of the HOSS is performed by ICs with Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC) 4746, Closed Circuit Television Technician.

(a) Preventive Maintenance. Preventive Maintenance (PM) is performed at specified intervals in accordance with established Maintenance Requirement Cards (MRCs). PM includes visual inspection, cleaning, alignment adjusting, and operational and functional testing.

(b) Corrective Maintenance. Corrective maintenance (CM) is performed as indicated by the fault isolation, removal, and replacement of Weapon Replaceable Assemblies (WRAs) and Shop Replaceable Assemblies (SRAs).

(2) Intermediate. NA

(3) Depot. Depot level maintenance will be performed at Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Lakehurst (NAWCADLKE), New Jersey. The maintenance philosophy behind HOSS depot maintenance is to perform overhaul and repair of all circuit boards and subassemblies, rework of all severely damaged or corroded equipment, and the repair and calibration of all equipment beyond organizational level capabilities.

(4) Interim Maintenance. Interim Maintenance support for HOSS was provided by the NAWCADLKE, through their Fleet Technical Services and Logistics (FTS&L) Division, prior to the HOSS Material Support Date (MSD) of second quarter FY95.

(5) Life-Cycle Maintenance Plan. NAWCADLKE provides necessary engineering technical services through their FTS&L Division. The FTS&L Division is available upon request, and provides technical assistance as required. Representatives also provide any necessary certification testing and inspections required for the HOSS during or following ship overhaul periods.

b. Wind Measuring and Indicating System. The WMIS maintenance concept is based on three levels of maintenance as outlined in Maintenance Plan SSIED MP. No. 002-80, dated 25 November 1980.

(1) Organizational Level. Organizational level maintenance includes all maintenance performed aboard ship by ship's personnel. Organizational level maintenance of the WMIS is performed by ICs on all class ships. There is no NEC requirement for WMIS maintenance technicians.

(a) Preventive Maintenance. PM actions include cleaning, inspection, lubrication, and operational and functional testing of WMIS units.

(b) Corrective Maintenance. CM consists of operational and functional tests, fault isolation, and unit repair by assembly, subassembly, component, or piece-part replacement.

(2) Intermediate Level. Intermediate level maintenance is performed at Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activities (SIMAs) and afloat aboard tenders by ICs. Intermediate level maintenance consists of unit test and fault isolation to the component or piece-part level and repair by component or piece-part replacement. Also, subassemblies and components that are beyond the capability of repair at the organizational level are repaired by removal and replacement of defective piece-parts.

(3) Depot Level. Depot level maintenance includes repair or overhaul and calibration of all end items, including units, repairable assemblies, subassemblies, and components coded for depot repair or found to be beyond the capability of intermediate maintenance activities.

(4) Interim Maintenance. Interim Maintenance support for Type F Hi-Shock WMIS was provided by NAWCADLKE, through their FTS&L Division, prior to the MSD of February 1997.

(5) Life-Cycle Maintenance Plan. NAWCADLKE provides necessary engineering technical services through their FTS&L Division. The FTS&L Division is available upon request, and provides technical assistance as required. Representatives also provide any necessary certification testing and inspections required for the WMIS during or following ship overhaul periods.

c. Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator. The SGSI System maintenance plan (SSIED MP NO. 010-79 dated 16 March 1981) is based on two levels of maintenance, organizational and depot.

(1) Organizational Level. Organizational level maintenance is performed by ship's ICs, Electrician's Mates (EMs), or Electronics Technicians (ETs) and includes both PM and CM.

(a) Preventive Maintenance. PM actions include cleaning, inspection, lubrication, and operational and functional testing of SGSI units.

(b) Corrective Maintenance. CM consists of functional testing, fault isolation, subassembly repair, and the removal and replacement of scheduled overhaul components.

(2) Intermediate Level. NA

(3) Depot Level. Depot level maintenance of the SGSI consists of repair of assemblies that are not within the capability of the ship's force, plus scheduled overhaul of the Gyro Assembly and the Glide Slope Indicator Subassembly.

(4) Interim Maintenance. NA

(5) Life-Cycle Maintenance Plan. The SGSI system is to be overhauled by the depot at a three to five year interval coinciding with the ship's major overhaul period.

d. Horizon Reference Set. As documented by the HRS Maintenance Plan, NAWCADLKE-M84096008 approved 15 October 1996, the HRS maintenance concept conforms to the maintenance concept, procedures, and capabilities described in the Consolidated Ships Maintenance Plan (CSMP) which prescribes three levels of maintenance, organizational, intermediate, and depot.

(1) Organizational Level. Maintenance of the HRS is performed by EMs with NEC 4673, LAMPS MK III RAST/HRS Electrical Maintenanceman, and includes both PM and CM.

(a) Preventive Maintenance. PM includes cleaning, inspection, corrosion control, lubrication, functional checkout, and scheduled component removal as required by the applicable MRCs.

(b) Corrective Maintenance. CM consists of operational and functional tests, fault isolation, and unit repair by assembly, subassembly, component, or piece-part replacement.

(2) Intermediate Level. Condition based modular replacement of selected WRAs and SRAs are performed during scheduled intermediate maintenance availability periods, by ashore and afloat Intermediate Maintenance Activity personnel. Intermediate level maintenance is performed aboard tender ships, SIMAs, and advanced bases such as Ship Repair Facilities.

(3) Depot Level. Depot level maintenance consists of repair and refurbishment of WRAs and SRAs Beyond the Capability of intermediate level maintenance. Depot level maintenance of the HRS servo motor is accomplished through commercial repair.

(4) Interim Maintenance. NA

(5) Life-Cycle Maintenance Plan. Progressive refurbishment is the key to the Life Cycle Maintenance Plan strategy, which is predicated on a seven to ten year ship's operating cycle. The strategy is based on phased modular replacement before wear out or failure. Selected equipment is programmed for modular replacement before failure, as determined by the Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) failure rates over a 30-year period, thereby reducing ships force workload by accomplishing required maintenance during PM periods.

e. Flight Deck Status and Signaling System. Maintenance of FDSSS is performed in accordance with the FDSSS Maintenance Plan (NAWCADLKE-M84096009 approved 15 October 1996). All FDSSS maintenance is performed at the organizational level.

(1) Organizational Level. Organizational level maintenance is performed by EMs and includes both PM and CM. No NEC is required or applicable to FDSSS maintenance.

(a) Preventive Maintenance. PM consists of performing a pre-operational test on the system daily when operating, a more comprehensive system test monthly, and a semi-annual comprehensive inspection.

(b) Corrective Maintenance. CM procedures include fault isolation down to the lowest level repairable, removal and replacement of failed components, and system checkout.

(2) Intermediate. NA

(3) Depot. NA

(4) Interim Maintenance. NA

(5) Life-Cycle Maintenance Plan. NA

f. Wave-Off Light. The WOL System Maintenance Plan (SSIED MP NO. 003-82 dated 13 May 1982) is based on two levels of maintenance, organizational and depot.

(1) Organizational Level. Organizational level maintenance is performed by ICs and includes both PM and CM. No NEC is required or applicable to WOL maintenance.

(a) Preventive Maintenance. PM includes cleaning, inspection, and functional testing of units making up the WOL System.

(b) Corrective Maintenance. CM includes functional testing, fault isolation to a failed component, subassembly removal, repair, and replacement.

(2) Intermediate Level. NA

(3) Depot Level. Repair actions beyond the capability of the ship's force will be performed at designated depot level facilities.

(4) Interim Maintenance. NA

(5) Life-Cycle Maintenance Plan. NA

3. Manning Concept

a. Helicopter Operations Surveillance System

(1) Watch Station Requirements. The HOSS is manned and operated by the IC assigned to CIC during helicopter operations and General Quarters (GQ) as follows:

STATION

TITLE

SKILL

IDENTIFIER

GENERAL

QUARTERS

MANNING

FLIGHT

QUARTERS

MANNING

CIC

IC2

1

1

(2) Maintenance Workload. HOSS maintenance is be performed by the same ICs that maintain the ship's Information, Training, and Entertainment Closed Circuit Television systems. The estimated maintenance man-hours per week listed below were provided by NAWCADLKE.

SKILL

IDENTIFIER

PM

CM

IC2, NEC 4746

0.00

0.01

IC3, NEC 4746

0.03

0.02

ICFN

0.05

0.00

TOTALS

0.08

0.03

(3) Recommended Manpower Requirements. The following manpower currently onboard Air Capable Ships is sufficient to operate and maintain the HOSS:

SKILL

IDENTIFIER

QUANTITY

IC2, NEC 4746

1

IC3, NEC 4746

1

ICFN

1

b. Wind Measuring and Indicating System

(1) Watch Station Requirements. There are no watch station requirements for the WMIS. The system is activated at all times while underway. No operator action is required after activation.

(2) Maintenance Workload. ICs are responsible for PM and CM performed on the WMIS. The estimated maintenance man-hours per week listed below were provided by NAWCADLKE:

SKILL

IDENTIFIER

PM

CM

IC2

0.30

0.25

ICFN

0.30

0.25

TOTALS

0.60

0.50

(3) Recommended Manpower Requirements. The following manpower currently onboard Air Capable Ships is sufficient to maintain the WMIS.

SKILL

IDENTIFIER

QUANTITY

IC2

1

ICFN

1

c. Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator

(1) Watch Station Requirements. There are no watch station requirements for the SGSI. No further operator action is required after activation.

(2) Maintenance Workload. ICs, EMs, or ETs with NEC 4758 are responsible for maintenance of the SGSI. The estimated maintenance man-hours per week listed below were provided by NAWCADLKE:

SKILL IDENTIFIER

PM

CM

IC3/EM3/ET3 NEC 4758

0.46

0.14

ICFN/EMFN/ETFN

0.35

0.14

TOTALS

0.81

0.28

(3) Recommended Manpower Requirements. The following manpower currently onboard Air Capable Ships is sufficient to maintain the SGSI.

SKILL IDENTIFIER

QUANTITY

IC3/EM3/ET3, NEC 4758

1

ICFN/EMFN/ETFN

1

d. Horizon Reference Set

(1) Watch Station Requirements. Operation of the HRS is accomplished during Flight Quarters and GQ by LAMPS Detachment LSOs. The LSO is a collateral duty assignment.

STATION

TITLE

 

SKILL IDENTIFIER

GENERAL

QUARTERS

MANNING

FLIGHT

QUARTERS

MANNING

LSO

O-2 through O-4, NOBC 1310

1

1

(2) Maintenance Workload. Ships company EMs are responsible for maintenance of the SGSI. The estimated maintenance man-hours per week listed below were provided by NAWCADLKE:

SKILL

IDENTIFIER

PM

CM

EM2, NEC 4673

0.02

0.07

EM3, NEC 4673

3.75

0.07

EMFN

3.63

0.0

TOTALS

7.40

0.14

(3) Recommended Manpower Requirements. The following manpower currently aboard Air Capable Ships is sufficient to maintain the HRS:

SKILL

IDENTIFIER

QUANTITY

EM2, NEC 4673

1

EM3, NEC 4673

1

ICFN

1

e. Flight Deck Status and Signaling System

(1) Watch Station Requirements. Operation of the FDSSS is accomplished during Flight Quarters and GQ by LAMPS Detachment LSOs. The LSO is a collateral duty assignment.

STATION

TITLE

 

SKILL IDENTIFIER

GENERAL

QUARTERS

MANNING

FLIGHT

QUARTERS

MANNING

LSO

O-2 through O-4, NOBC 1310

1

1

(2) Maintenance Workload. ICs, EMs, or ETs are responsible for the maintenance of the FDSSS. The estimated maintenance man-hours per week listed below were provided by NAWCADLKE:

SKILL IDENTIFIER

PM

CM

IC3/EM3/ET3, NEC 4758

0.25

0.02

ICFN/EMFN/ETFN, NEC 4758

0.27

0.02

TOTALS

0.52

0.04

(3) Recommended Manpower Requirements. The following manpower currently aboard Air Capable Ships is sufficient to operate and maintain the HRS:

SKILL IDENTIFIER

QUANTITY

IC3/EM3/ET3, NEC 4758

1

ICFN/ETFN/ETFN

1

f. Wave-Off Light

(1) Watch Station Requirements. Operation of the WOL is accomplished during Flight Quarters and GQ by LAMPS Detachment LSOs. The LSO is a collateral duty assignment.

STATION

TITLE

 

SKILL IDENTIFIER

GENERAL

QUARTERS

MANNING

FLIGHT

QUARTERS

MANNING

LSO

O-2 through O-4, NOBC 1310

1

1

(2) Maintenance Workload. ICs, EMs, or ETs are responsible for maintenance of the SGSI. The estimated maintenance man-hours per week listed below were provided by NAWCADLKE:

SKILL IDENTIFIER

PM

CM

IC3/EM3/ET3, NEC 4758

0.03

0.03

ICFN/EMFN/ETFN

0.03

0.03

TOTALS

0.06

0.06

(3) Recommended Manpower Requirements. The following manpower currently aboard Air Capable Ships is sufficient to maintain the WOL:

SKILL IDENTIFIER

QUANTITY

IC3/EM3/ET3, NEC 4673

1

ICFN/ETFN/ETFN

1

4. Training Concept. The objective of the VLA System for Air Capable Ships training concept is to provide the fleet with proficient VLA operators and maintainers. All six VLA Systems are currently in fleet use. Follow-on training for operators and maintainers has been established for all systems with the exception of WMIS.

a. Initial Training. All initial training required supporting DT, OT, and fleet introduction of the VLA Systems addressed in this NTSP has been completed. Initial training for WMIS instructors will be provided by NAWCADLKE. A tentative WMIS Ready For Training date of first quarter FY01 has been established.

Title

Wind Measuring and Indicating System Instructor Initial Training

Description

This course provides Fleet Training Center (FTC) instructors the knowledge to teach WMIS maintenance.

Location

NAWCADLKE

Length

5 days

RFT date

4th Quarter FY00

TTE/TD

WMIS

Prerequisites

A-623-0105, Interior Communications Electrician Class A

Instructor NEC 9502

b. Follow-On Training

(1) Operator

(a) Helicopter Operations Surveillance System. The HOSS is operated by the same ICs that maintain the system.

Title

Shipboard Information Training and Entertainment Closed Circuit Television Maintenance

CIN

A-191-0010

Model Manager

Service School Command (SSC) Great Lakes, Illinois

Description

This course provides ICs, with the knowledge and the skills necessary to perform preventive and organizational level corrective maintenance, and operate the Shipboard Information Training and Entertainment Closed Circuit Television system. Preventive maintenance will be accomplished in accordance with Ships Maintenance and Management (3-M) system directives, and corrective maintenance will be accomplished in accordance with Shipboard Information-Training & Education (SITE) service manuals. Also, provides the ability to perform all authorized system operating and maintenance procedures, under limited supervision on board Naval Vessels, for all ship readiness conditions, in port and underway.

Location

SSC Great Lakes

Length

12 days

RFT date

Currently available

Skill identifier

NEC 4746

TTE/TD

Refer to section IV.A.1 for Technical Training Equipment (TTE).

Prerequisite

A-623-0105, Interior Communications Electrician Class A

(b) Wind Measuring and Indicating System. There are no operator training requirements associated with WMIS.

(c) Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator. There are no operator training requirements associated with SGSI.

(d) Horizon Reference Set. Operation of the HRS is performed by a LAMPS Detachment LSO. There is no formal LAMPS LSO training course. All LAMPS LSOs must be qualified helicopter pilots that complete a training package consisting of informal lectures, observation of launch and recovery operations, performance of launch and recovery operations with assistance, and performance of launch and recovery operations without assistance. After completing the training package, LSOs are designated in writing by the Squadron Commanding Officer.

(e) Flight Deck Status and Signaling System. The FDSSS is operated by the same LAMPS detachment LSOs that operate the HRS; therefore, no additional training is required.

(f) Wave-Off Light. The WOL is operated by the same LAMPS detachment LSOs that operate the HRS and FDSSS; therefore, no additional training is required.

(2) Maintenance

(a) Helicopter Operations Surveillance System. The HOSS is operated and maintained by ICs with NEC 4746, Closed Circuit Television Technician.

Title

Shipboard Information Training and Entertainment Closed Circuit Television Maintenance

CIN

A-191-0010

Model Manager

SSC Great Lakes

Description

This course provides ICs, with the knowledge and the skills necessary to perform preventive and organizational level corrective maintenance, and operate the Shipboard Information Training and Entertainment Closed Circuit Television system. Preventive maintenance will be accomplished in accordance with Ships Maintenance and Management (3-M) system directives, and corrective maintenance will be accomplished in accordance with Shipboard Information-Training & Education (SITE) service manuals. Also, provides the ability to perform all authorized system operating and maintenance procedures, under limited supervision on board Naval Vessels, for all ship readiness conditions, in port and underway.

Location

SSC Great Lakes

Length

12 days

RFT date

Currently available

Skill identifier

NEC 4746

TTE/TD

Refer to section IV.A.1 for TTE.

Prerequisite

A-623-0105, Interior Communications Electrician Class A

(b) Wind Measuring and Indicating System. Currently, there is no formal follow-on maintenance training established for WMIS. However, due to identified training deficiencies, WMIS organizational and intermediate maintenance will be added to course, A-651-0047, Propulsion Alarms and Indicating Systems Maintenance, at FTC Norfolk, Virginia and FTC San Diego, California per Training Project Plan serial number 1500T23313/400, dated 12 August 1996. All required equipment and training materials are in place with the exception of the WMIS TTE. Current plans are to remove two complete WMIS from decommissioned ships for use as TTE. A tentative RFT date of first quarter FY01 has been established for WMIS. Incorporation of WMIS will not change course length or throughput.

Title

Propulsion Alarms And Indicating Systems Maintenance

CIN

A-651-0047

Model Manager

FTC Norfolk

Description

This course provides organizational and intermediate level maintenance personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to support the Type "B" and "F" WMIS. It also develops skills to perform PM and CM on pressure and temperature alarm sensors, alarm panels and switchboards, McNabb salinity indicating level alarm and indicating system, and various other engine room alarms with minimum supervision on Marine Propulsion Plants.

Locations

FTC Norfolk

FTC San Diego

Length

31 days

RFT date

Currently available (1st Quarter FY01 with WMIS)

Skill identifier

No NEC is awarded

TTE/TD

Refer to section IV.A.1 for TTE.

Prerequisites

A-623-0105, Interior Communications Electricians Class A School

Six months fleet experience working with alarm and indicating systems

(c) Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator. The SGSI is maintained at the organizational level by ICs.

Title

Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator and Wave-Off Light System Maintenance

CIN

C-670-2013

Model Manager

NAMTRAGRU DET 3040, Norfolk, Virginia

Description

This course is designed to provide special training for selected IC, EM, and ET ratings (E-4 thru E-7), who are stationed onboard LHA, LPH, and LPD ships, and air capable ships deploying the SGSI System for helo recovery. Graduates will be able to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair the (SGSI, HAPI, WOLS, FDSSS) systems at the journeyman level, with minimal supervision, under all conditions of readiness, and in accordance with all safety precautions and approved PMS procedures.

Location

NAMTRAGRU DET 3040, Norfolk

NAMTRAGRU DET 3041, North Island, California

Length

23 days

RFT date

Currently available

Skill identifier

NEC 4758

TTE/TD

Refer to section IV.A.1 for TTE. Training Device (TD) is NA.

Prerequisites

EM: A-662-0159, Electrician's Mate A School Pipeline

ET: A-100-0138, Electronics Technician Core A School

A-100-0140, Electronics Technician Strand A School

IC: A-623-0105, Interior Communications Electrician Class A

(d) Horizon Reference Set. The HRS is maintained by EMs with NEC 4673.

Title

LAMPS MK III RAST Electrical Technician

CIN

K-652-2204

Model Manager

FTC Norfolk

Description

This course provides maintenance technicians with the knowledge and skills required perform organizational maintenance on RAST system and HRS, with minimal supervision, under all conditions of readiness, and in accordance with all safety precautions and approved PMS procedures.

Location

FTC Norfolk

FTC San Diego

Length

33 days

RFT date

Currently available

Skill identifier

NEC 4673

TTE/TD

Refer to section IV.A.1 for TTE.

Prerequisite

A-662-0159, Electrician's Mate A School Pipeline

(e) Flight Deck Status and Signaling System. The FDSSS is maintained by the same ICs, EMs, or ETs that maintain the SGSI and WOL. All applicable maintenance training requirements are covered in course C-670-2013, Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator and Wave-Off Light System Maintenance.

(f) Wave-Off Light. The WOL is maintained by the same ICs, EMs, or ETs that maintain the SGSI and HRS. All applicable maintenance training requirements are covered in the course C-670-2013, Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator and Wave-Off Light System Maintenance.

c. Student Profiles

SKILL IDENTIFIER

PREREQUISITE

SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

IC 4746, 4758

A-623-0105, Interior Communications Electrician Class A

EM 4673, 4758

A-662-0159, Electrician's Mate A School Pipeline

ET 4758

A-100-0138, Electronics Technician Core A School

A-100-0140, Electronics Technician Strand A School

d. Training Pipelines. Replacement pilot training courses for the AH-1W, UH-1N, SH-3D, SH-3H, CH-46D, CH46E, RH-53D, CH-53E, MH-53E, SH-60B, SH-60F, HH-60H, H-60A, H-60D, H-60G, H-60K, CH-47D, MH-47E, MH-6, OH-58D, and AH-64 require updating any time new VLA equipment is installed or existing equipment is modified.

I. ONBOARD (IN-SERVICE) TRAINING

1. Proficiency or Other Training Organic to the New Development

a. Maintenance Training Improvement Program. NA

b. Aviation Maintenance In-Service Training. NA

c. Aviation Maintenance Training Continuum System. NA

2. Personnel Qualification Standards. Personnel Qualification Standards (PQS) 43219-C, Helicopter Operations for Air Capable Ships, has been updated to reflect the latest changes in VLA equipment. No PQS exists or is planned for maintenance of VLA Systems.

3. Other Onboard or In-Service Training Packages. Each class of Air Capable Ships has an individualized helicopter operations training package. All personnel involved in helicopter launch and recovery operations must complete the training package and pass a locally prepared test before being certified for their flight quarters station.

Junior IC, EM, and ET personnel gain VLA maintenance experience through On-The-Job Training (OJT). OJT consists of performing on equipment PM and limited CM under the direct guidance of a senior Petty Officer who has completed advanced training on that particular system.

J. LOGISTICS SUPPORT

1. Manufacturer and Contract Numbers

SYSTEM

CONTRACT NUMBER

MANUFACTURER

ADDRESS

HOSS

N68335-90-C-0547

Kongsberg Simrad Incorporated

San Marcos, California

WMIS

N00140-87-C-1377

Airflo Instrument Company

Glastonbury, Connecticut

SGSI

N00140-88-C-RL32

T. M. Systems

Bridgeport, Connecticut

HRS

N00019-86-C-0178

Honeywell Aerospace Division

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

FDSSS

NA

NAWCADLKE

Lakehurst, New Jersey

WOL

N68355-90-C-0002

EMW Incorporated

Lititz, Pennsylvania

2. Program Documentation

a. Helicopter Operations Surveillance System. The HOSS Integrated Logistics Support Plan (ILSP), NAEC-MISC-91-OR199, was approved in January 1987.

b. Wind Measuring and Indicating System. The WMIS Maintenance Plan, SSIED MP 002-80, was approved in November 1980. A WMIS ILSP does not exist, nor is one currently planned.

c. Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator. The SGSI Maintenance Plan, SSIED MP 010-79, was approved in March 1981. A SGSI ILSP does not exist, nor is one currently planned.

d. Horizon Reference Set. The HRS ILSP, NAEC-LR-003:A, was approved in April 1982. The HRS Maintenance Plan, NAWCADLKE M84096008, was approved in October 1996.

e. Flight Deck Status and Signaling System. The FDSSS ILSP, NAEC-MISC-91-OR107, was approved in April 1992. The FDSSS Maintenance Plan NAWCADLKE M84096009, was approved in October 1996.

f. Wave-Off Light. The WOL Maintenance Plan, SSIED MP 003-82, was approved in May 1982. A WOL ILSP does not exist, nor is one currently planned.

g. Other. In addition to the ILSPs listed above, ILSP NAEC-MISC-91-OR024, LAMPS MK III Visual Landing Aids, was approved in June 1980.

3. Technical Data Plan. All Technical Manuals, MRCs, Planned Maintenance System Work Packages, and Operator Manuals required to support the VLA Systems addressed in this NTSP have been completed and distributed. Technical Data required for new construction ships will be obtained from the Naval Air Technical Data And Engineering Service Command via the automatic distribution list. A listing of all technical data required to support VLA Systems training is available in element IV.B.3 of this NTSP.

4. Test Sets, Tools, and Test Equipment. All test sets, tools, and test equipment required to support fleet maintenance of the VLA Systems addressed in this NTSP have been delivered. Test sets, tools, and test equipment required onboard new construction ships are included in the ships initial outfitting. All test sets, tools, and test equipment required to support VLA training have been delivered with the exception of WMIS. Test sets, tools, and test equipment required to support WMIS training has not been determined. When known, they will be included in future updates to this NTSP.

5. Repair Parts. Supply support for all six VLA Systems addressed in this NTSP will be provided through normal supply channels from the Navy Inventory Control Point Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, and Defense Logistics Agency supply centers.

6. Human Systems Integration. NA

K. SCHEDULES

1. Installation and Delivery Schedules. Delivery and installation schedule information was provided by NAWCADLKE. The installation of VLA Systems on all active Air Capable Ships has been completed. VLA Systems will be installed, as applicable, on all new construction Air Capable Ships during construction. Delivery of new VLA Systems to the ship yards will be coordinated by NAWCADLKE to preclude installation delays or long storage times prior to installation.

a. Helicopter Operations Surveillance System. HOSS scheduled installations are complete, HOSS will be installed on all new construction LPD-17 class ships. Specific dates and hull numbers are not currently available. There is one HOSS per ship.

b. Wind Measuring and Indicating System. The WMIS installations listed below are new construction DDG 51 class ships Hull Numbers 81 through 95. WMIS will also be installed on new construction DDG 51 class ships beginning with Hull Number 96 in FY04 and concluding with Hull Number 107 in FY07. There is one WMIS per ship.

INSTALLATION SCHEDULE

SHIP

FY99

FY00

FY01

FY02

FY03

DDG 81, USS Sir Winston Churchill, 21955

X

       

DDG 82, USS Lassen, 21956

X

       

DDG 83, USS Howard, 22957

X

       

DDG 84, USS Bulkley, 22992

 

X

     

DDG 85, USS McCampbell

 

X

     

DDG 86, USS Shoup, 22994

   

X

   

DDG 87, USS Mason, 22955

   

X

   

DDG 88, USS Preble, 22996

   

X

   

DDG 89, 22997, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 90, 23155, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 91, 23145, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 92, 23146, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 93, (New Construction)

       

X

DDG 94, (New Construction)

       

X

DDG 95, (New Construction)

       

X

c. Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator. The SGSI installations listed below are new construction DDG 51 class ships Hull Numbers 81 through 95. The SGSI will also be installed on new construction DDG 51 class ships beginning with Hull Number 96 in FY04 and concluding with Hull Number 107 in FY07. There is one SGSI per ship.

INSTALLATION SCHEDULE

SHIP

FY99

FY00

FY01

FY02

FY03

DDG 81, USS Sir Winston Churchill, 21955

X

       

DDG 82, USS Lassen, 21956

X

       

DDG 83, USS Howard, 22957

X

       

DDG 84, USS Bulkley, 22992

 

X

     

DDG 85, USS McCampbell

 

X

     

DDG 86, USS Shoup, 22994

   

X

   

DDG 87, USS Mason, 22955

   

X

   

DDG 88, USS Preble, 22996

   

X

   

DDG 89, 22997, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 90, 23155, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 91, 23145, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 92, 23146, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 93, (New Construction)

       

X

DDG 94, (New Construction)

       

X

DDG 95, (New Construction)

       

X

d. Horizon Reference Set. The HRS installations listed below are new construction DDG 51 class ships Hull Numbers 81 through 95. The HRS will also be installed on new construction DDG 51 class ships beginning with Hull Number 96 in FY04 and concluding with Hull Number 107 in FY07. There is one HRS per ship.

INSTALLATION SCHEDULE

SHIP

FY99

FY00

FY01

FY02

FY03

DDG 81, USS Sir Winston Churchill, 21955

X

       

DDG 82, USS Lassen, 21956

X

       

DDG 83, USS Howard, 22957

X

       

DDG 84, USS Bulkley, 22992

 

X

     

DDG 85, USS McCampbell

 

X

     

DDG 86, USS Shoup, 22994

   

X

   

DDG 87, USS Mason, 22955

   

X

   

DDG 88, USS Preble, 22996

   

X

   

DDG 89, 22997, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 90, 23155, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 91, 23145, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 92, 23146, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 93, (New Construction)

       

X

DDG 94, (New Construction)

       

X

DDG 95, (New Construction)

       

X

e. Flight Deck Status and Signaling System. The FDSSS installations listed below are new construction DDG 51 class ships Hull Numbers 81 through 95. The FDSSS will also be installed on new construction DDG 51 class ships beginning with hull number 96 in FY04 and concluding with Hull Number 107 in FY07. There is one FDSSS per ship.

INSTALLATION SCHEDULE

SHIP

FY99

FY00

FY01

FY02

FY03

DDG 81, USS Sir Winston Churchill, 21955

X

       

DDG 82, USS Lassen, 21956

X

       

DDG 83, USS Howard, 22957

X

       

DDG 84, USS Bulkley, 22992

 

X

     

DDG 85, USS McCampbell

 

X

     

DDG 86, USS Shoup, 22994

   

X

   

DDG 87, USS Mason, 22955

   

X

   

DDG 88, USS Preble, 22996

   

X

   

DDG 89, 22997, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 90, 23155, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 91, 23145, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 92, 23146, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 93, (New Construction)

       

X

DDG 94, (New Construction)

       

X

DDG 95, (New Construction)

       

X

f. Wave-Off Light. The WOL installations listed below are new construction DDG 51 class ships Hull Numbers 81 through 95. The WOL will also be installed on new construction DDG 51 class ships beginning with Hull Number 96 in FY04 and concluding with Hull Number 107 in FY07. There is one WOL per ship.

INSTALLATION SCHEDULE

SHIP

FY99

FY00

FY01

FY02

FY03

DDG 81, USS Sir Winston Churchill, 21955

X

       

DDG 82, USS Lassen, 21956

X

       

DDG 83, USS Howard, 22957

X

       

DDG 84, USS Bulkley, 22992

 

X

     

DDG 85, USS McCampbell

 

X

     

DDG 86, USS Shoup, 22994

   

X

   

DDG 87, USS Mason, 22955

   

X

   

DDG 88, USS Preble, 22996

   

X

   

DDG 89, 22997, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 90, 23155, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 91, 23145, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 92, 23146, (New Construction)

     

X

 

DDG 93, (New Construction)

       

X

DDG 94, (New Construction)

       

X

DDG 95, (New Construction)

       

X

2. Ready For Operational Use Schedule. The installation of VLA Systems on all active Air Capable Ships has been completed and the systems are in operational use. VLA Systems installed on new construction Air Capable Ships will be ready for operational use upon completion of system certification during sea trials.

3. Time Required to Install at Operational Sites

a. Helicopter Operations Surveillance System. Time required for HOSS installation is approximately one week.

b. Wind Measuring and Indicating System. Time required for WMIS installation is approximately three months.

c. Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator. Time required for SGSI installation is approximately two months.

d. Horizon Reference Set. Time required for HRS installation is approximately one week.

e. Flight Deck Status and Signaling System. The FDSSS is installed as a package in conjunction with the HRS and requires a total of approximately one week.

f. Wave-Off Light. Time required for WOL installation is approximately four weeks.

4. Foreign Military Sales and Other Source Delivery Schedule

a. Helicopter Operations Surveillance System. Delivery of HOSS units for use aboard U.S. Coast Guard vessels was completed in FY95.

b. Wind Measuring and Indicating System. Delivery of WMIS units for use aboard U.S. Coast Guard vessels was completed in FY92.

c. Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator. All SGSI FMS deliveries were completed in FY94.

d. Horizon Reference Set

COUNTRY

PFY

FY99

FY00

FY01

FY02

FY03

Australia

6

0

0

0

0

0

Spain

6

0

1

1

1

1

Taiwan

7

1

0

0

0

0

e. Flight Deck Status and Signaling System

COUNTRY

PFY

FY99

FY00

FY01

FY02

FY03

Australia

6

0

0

0

0

0

Spain

6

0

1

1

1

1

Taiwan

7

1

0

0

0

0

f. Wave-Off Light. All WOL FMS deliveries were completed in FY94.

5. Training Device and Technical Training Equipment Delivery Schedule

a. Training Device. NA

b. Technical Training Equipment

(1) Helicopter Operations Surveillance System. NA

(2) Wind Measuring and Indicating System. Two WMISs will be required, one each at FTC San Diego and FTC Norfolk. Current plans are to remove two WMIS from decommissioned ships for use as TTE.

(3) Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator. Complete SGSI systems are installed at Naval Air Maintenance Training Group Detachment (NAMTRAGRU DET) 3040 Norfolk and NAMTRAGRU DET 3041 North Island.

(4) Horizon Reference Set. Complete HRSs are installed and available for training purposes at FTC Norfolk and FTC San Diego.

(5) Flight Deck Status and Signaling System. Complete FDSSSs are installed at NAMTRAGRU DET 3040 Norfolk and NAMTRAGRU DET 3041 North Island

(6) Wave-Off Light. Complete WOL systems are installed at NAMTRAGRU DET 3040 Norfolk and NAMTRAGRU DET 3041 North Island.

L. GOVERNMENT-FURNISHED EQUIPMENT AND CONTRACTOR-FURNISHED EQUIPMENT TRAINING REQUIREMENTS. NA

M. RELATED NTSPs AND OTHER APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS

DOCUMENT

OR NTSP TITLE

DOCUMENT

OR NTSP NUMBER

PDA

CODE

STATUS

Integrated Launch and Recovery Television Surveillance System (ILARTS)

A-50-8401/A

AIR-551

Approved

Aug 84

Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment (ALRE) Quality Assurance/Maintenance Program

A-50-8509C/D

AIR-552

Draft

Jan 95

Fresnel Lens Optical Landing System (FLOLS)

A-50-8409A/D

PMA251

Draft

May 97

Landing Signal Officer (LSO) Training System

A-50-8418B/A

PMA251

Approved

Jul 92

Light Airborne Multipurpose System (LAMPS) MK III

A-50-7702D/A

PMA299

Approved

Nov 94

Aircraft Carrier Visual Landing Aid Systems

A-50-9202A/A

PMA251

Approved

Nov 99

Amphibious Assault Ship Visual Landing Aid Systems

A-50-9203A/D

PMA251

Draft

Sep 99

AH-1W Aircraft

A-50-8520D/A

PMA267

Approved

Mar 96

CH-53E Helicopter

A-50-7604F/D

PMA261

Draft

Apr 95

CH-60 Fleet Combat Support Helicopter

Initial NTSP

PMA299

In Work

May 99

CH-60 Multi Mission Helicopter

A-50-9902/D

PMA299

Draft

Mar 99

United States Marine Corps H-1 Helicopter Upgrade Program

A-50-9602/A

PMA267

Approved

Dec 97

MH-53E Helicopter

A-50-8417C/D

PMA261

In Work

May 99

SH-60F Carrier Inner-Zone ASW Helicopter

A-50-8508D/D

PMA299

Draft

Mar 99

RH-53D (Reserve) Helicopter

A-50-8601A/A

PMA261

Approved

Mar 92

HH-60H Combat SAR-SW Support Helicopter

A-50-8714B/A

PMA299

Approved

Dec 93

SH-2C Helicopter

A-50-9303A/A

PMA299

Approved

Jun 94

SH-60R Multi-Mission Helicopter

A-50-9403/D

PMA299

In Work

May 99

HH/UH-1N Aircraft

A-50-9404/A

PMA267

Approved

Oct 94

H-46 Helicopter

A-50-9409/A

PMA261

Approved

Jun 95

Horizon Reference Set System (HRS) Integrated Logistic Support Plan

ILSP-LR-003:A

AIR-551

Approved

Jun 87

Flight Deck Status and Signaling System (FDSSS) Integrated Logistic Support Plan

NAEC-MISC-91-OR107

AIR-551

Approved

Apr 82

LAMPS MK III Visual Landing Aids Integrated Logistic Support Plan

NAEC-MISC-91-OR024

AIR-551

Approved

Jun 80

Helicopter Operations Surveillance System (HOSS) Integrated Logistic Support Plan

NAEC-MISC-91-OR199

AIR-551

Approved

Jan 87

Wind Measuring and Indicating System Maintenance Plan

SSIED MP 002-80

NAWCADLKE

Approved

Nov 80

Stabilized Glide Slope Indicator Maintenance Plan

SSIED MP 010-79

NAWCADLKE

Approved

Mar 81

Horizon Reference Set Maintenance Plan

NAWCADLKE M84096008

NAWCADLKE

Approved

Oct 96

Flight Deck Status and Signaling System Maintenance

NAWCADLKE M84096009

NAWCADLKE

Approved

Oct 96

Wave-Off Light Maintenance Plan

SSIED MP 003-82

NAWCADLKE

Approved

May 82



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