Patriot Stockpile Reliability Limited Life Components Test and Evaluation: Storage/Aging Test Plan for the Traveling Wave Tube (P/N 11448369). Revision B
RAYTHEON CO BEDFORD MA MISSILE SYSTEMS DIV
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The purpose of this storageaging program is to determine the nonoperating storage life expectancy of the TWT Traveling Wave Tube when assembled into a fielded Guided Missile. The TWT power amplifier APN 11448369, Raytheon and Litton designations QKW-1994 and L5718 respectively is an integral part of the Patriot Missile transmitter APN 11459538 which is located within the Terminal Guidance Section TGS of the missile. It is used to amplify the pulse tract-via-missile TVM signal and to provide for transmission of missile status parameters during missile flight.
- Electrical and Electronic Equipment
- Guided Missiles