A Qualitative Maintainability Study of the Range-Only-Radar for the Vulcan Air Defense System.
ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND TEXARKANA TEX INTERN TRAINING CENTER
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The paper contains the results of a qualitative maintainability study on the Vulcan Air Defense Range-Only Radar, the ANVPS-2, and is oriented toward the organizational level of repair. Included in the report is a discussion of the current operational readiness improvement program of the radar. A description of the system and its history provide the reader with an understanding of why the ANVPS-2 is experiencing reliability-maintainability problems. Two maintainability areas related to the radar are stressed 1 Hardware Design Evaluation, and 2 Personnel and Training. Recommendations, related costs, and impact on operational readiness are given as appropriate.
- Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment
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