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Naval Modular Automated Communications System II -

Single Messaging Solution (NAVMACS II - SMS)

Primary Purpose Provide improved message handling for

ship-to-shore and ship-to-ship operational

communications.

Sub-Functions Message screening, processing and distribution.

Equipment Requirements CPUs running HP-UNIX (HP 755, AN/SYQ-7A, (HP-715,

AN/SYQ-7B) or SCO (Compaq Proliant 1850R,

AN/SYQ-7B PC Variant and AN/SYQ-26) operating

systems. NAVMACS COMMUNICATIONS CONTROLLER (NCC)

VME CPU running VXWorks. System capable of

sixteen (16) serial channels to connect with

AUTODIN and other serial protocols. Backend LAN

delivery using AMP software for interface with

JOTS and SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) for

MS Exchange/Outlook users message delivery.

Computer Monitors for the Displays unit system

management/operator interface Requires NAVMACS II

- SMS Administrator/Database Manager and

Operators (or equivalent). Two (2) HP 4000 or

equivalent laser jet printers connected to the

NAVMACS II - SMS LAN). DDS tape drives with 4GB

tapes for system software loading and database

management/message storage, backup message

input/output if NAVCOMPARS is not functioning.

Patch panels provide the interface between

computer and RF equipment. An inter-connect box

is required to interface computer and satellite

RF equipment (if patch panels are unavailable).

Connectivity Requirements UHF satellite 25 Hz wide channels allocated for

CUDIXS through DAMA only. No Non-DAMA CUDIXS

circuits are available. Each channel is

half-duplexed UHF link at 2400 bps, SHF uses RIXT

or MODE I circuits with KG-84A and MARCEMP

circuit with KG-84C. NAVMACS II - SMS deletes the

requirement for Gate Guard. NAVMACS II - SMS

circuits support RIXT, MODE I and MMS protocols.

It also interfaces by telephone line using STU

III telephone. High Speed Fleet Broadcast is not

used. All (4) broadcast circuits are utilizing

75 bits per second. Full Period Terminations

circuits are used with NAVMACS II - SMS as well.

Crypto Requirements None, provided by the communications

paths/systems. Crypto equipment used with NAVMACS

II - SMS: KG-84A, KG-84C, KWR-46, STU-III.

Normal Locations Distribution Centers: NCTAMS EASTPAC (Honolulu,

HI), NCTAMS WESTPAC (Guam), NCTAMS MED (Naples,

Italy), NCTAMS LANT (Norfolk, VA), NCTAMS EASTPAC

(Stockton, CA), Receive Sites: All Navy ships.

Information Managed Autodin message traffic including USMTF based

message traffic, Class D and E messages.

Products Created N/A.

Lead Service/Contractor U. S. Navy SPAWARSYSCEN.

Current Fielding Status CUDIX and NAVMACS II has been incorporated into

NAVMACS II - SMS.

Known Problems None.

DIICOE Compliance Rating Not rated.

Point of Contact NAVMACS II - SMS In-Service Engineering Activity

(ISEA) David Fuller, code 523df SPAWARSYSCEN

Charleston SC (843) 218-4563,

fullerd@spawar.navy.mil

Updated by Capt Christopher P. Dever, USMC, CCSC-01
 

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