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1

What is the function of the Mission Computer System (MCS)?

receive, identify, store, classify, edit, and route messages for transmission

2

Where are the MCS Processor Units located?

C4 Cabinet

3

What are the power requirements for the MCS Processor Units?

115 VAC 400 Hz from MCS PROC 1 & PROC 2 c/b on E905

4

What is the function of the MCS Processor Units?

receive, store, and transmit messages to and from the external communications devices, either automatically or on operator command

5

What is the operating temperature range for the communications equipment?

-4 to 158 degrees F

6

Where are the Mass Storage Units (MSU) located?

within each MCS Processor Unit in the C4

7

What are the power requirements for the MSUs?

receives operating voltages from its respective Processor Unit

8

What is the function of the MSU Hard Drive?

contain the MCS operating system, application programs, and the mission database, including message templates for misssion-specific message formats

9

What is the function of the MSU CD-RW Drive?

upload and download mission data and audit logs

10

Where are the MCS Display Keyboard Units (DKU) located?

P20 Bays 2 & 3
P30 Bay 4

11

What are the power requirements for the DKUs?

115 VAC 400 Hz from DISPL 1 & DISPL 2 on P20-2, and DISPL 3 on P30-2

12

What is the function of the DKUs?

to serve as the primary means for an operator to visually interface with the MCS

13

Where are the Thermal Printers located?

P20 Bay 1
Right-hand Battlestaff console

14

What are the power requirements for the Thermal Printers?

115 VAC 400 Hz from MCS PTR on P20-1, and MCS PTR 2 on E903

15

What is the function of the Thermal Printers?

to provide a means of making hard copies of messages, logs, mission reports, and other information

16

When is data sent to the Thermal Printer?

only upon request from the operator

17

Where are the Processor Control Panels located?

P20 Bay 2

18

What are the power requirements for the Processor Control Panels?

5 VDC from its respective Processor Unit

19

What is the function of the Processor Control Panels?

to provide reset, power control, status, and disk activity indication for each MCS Processor Unit

20

Where is the Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) located?

C4 cabinet

21

What are the power requirements for the UPS?

receives operating voltages from the Processor Units

22

What is the function of the UPS?

during a power interrupt, provides power from the UPS battery to both MCS Processor Units