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RADAR - RADIO DETECTION AND RANGING
P-3C either equipped with either APS-115 or APS 137(V3)-SAR (V5)- ISAR. RADAR. Some CDU (counter drug Upgrade) aircraft are equipped with the APG- 66 RADAR.
IFF - Identification Friend of Foe.
A typical IFF system consists of an (APX-76) interrogator unit, a synchronizer unit and a receiver unit which make up the challenging station as well as a(APX-72) transponder unit which makes up the responding station
ADF - Automatic Direction Finder
The ARN-83 low frequency ADF is used for routine point-to-point radio navigation
TACAN - Tactical Air Navigation
The TACAN set is an airborne receiver - transponder designed to operate in conjunction with surface stations for navigation purposes
IRDS - Infrared Detection System
The IRDS system converts infrared radiation emanating from a heat source and converts it to a black and white television like image at the SS-3 station
MAD - Magnetic Anomaly Detection
The ASQ-81 Mad system employs a helium magnetometer that detects submarines by measuring changes (anomalies) in the earth's magnetic field caused by the submarine
ESM - Electronic Support Measures
The ESM set detects and analyzes low and high band radar signals and measures the RF, PRF, pulse width and relative bearing of the intercepted radar signal
ISAR - Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar { APS-137( V5) }
The ISAR is a radar processing system that generates true, recognizable, two- dimensional images of any selected ship target
SAR -Synthetic Aperture Radar { APS-137 (V3) .}
An airborne system which utilizes the flight path of the aircraft to simulate an extremely large antenna or aperture electronically
Discuss the importance of the Aircraft Static Dissipation System.
Static dischargers are used on P-3 aircraft to allow continuous satisfactory operation of onboard navigation and radio communication systems during adverse charging conditions by limiting static potential buildup on the aircraft and by controlling interference generated by the corona
State the purpose of the P-3 Electrical Power Supply system as stated in the NATOPS Flight Manual.
The electrical power supply system provides the necessary AC and DC power for aircraft requirements
ASUW
Anti-Surface Warfare
Anti-Submarine Warfare
ASW
Command & Control Warfare
C²W
Command, Control & Communications
CCC
Intelligence
INT
Mine Warfare
MIW
Mobility
MOB
Instrument training:
Provides proficiency training for pilots and NFO's in radio communications/navigation procedures and flight publications usage and interpretation
Dedicated Field Work (DFW):
The Dedicated Field Work program provides pilots the opportunity to enhance their piloting skills in all phases of flight, as well as flying adequate hours each month to maintain proficiency and build required experience levels
NATOPS Instrument evaluation:
Administered to Pilots and NFO's, evaluates their ability to fly an instrument approach and interpret / use flight publications.
Airways training
Encompasses may types of flights such as logistic flights (log RUNS), airlifts, "sleigh rides," and other flights
Crew Training -
Training to achieve a higher degree of tactical effectiveness through crew coordination
NATOPS evaluation flights -
an annual evaluation flight shall be conducted IAW OPNAV 3710.7 to evaluate the knowledge and proficiency of the crewmembers for a specific position in the aircraf
Describe the basic purpose of a Magnetic Anomaly Detection Compensation (MAD COMP) check.
The various MAD checks incorporated in the check flight are designed to provide in-flight checks to validate the repair of previous MAD discrepancies and to determine the need for MAD compensation.
Condition I - Battle
All stations are manned for low altitude ASW, localization, mining, attack or rigging
Condition II - Surveillance/Tactics
Surveillance / High altitude ASW / Transit Stations manned as necessary for routine search, patrol, high altitude ASW operations or for overland / over water transit.
Condition III - Operational Check
Primary operators who will obtain an ICS check and equipment status and report status to the TACCO shall man all stations.
Condition IV - Aircraft Inspection
Crewmember designated by the aircraft commander during the briefing leaves his/her ditching station, inspects the physical integrity of the aircraft and reports the results in person to the pilot and flight engineer
Condition V - Takeoff / Landing
All crewmembers and passengers shall take assigned ditching stations