Flashcards in MISSION SYSTEMS Deck (17)
Radio Detection and Ranging
CDS, DU'S, HUD
Common Display System (6) flat liquid crystal display units. DU
Heads Up Display for use as a supplementary navigation display
Automatic Direction Finder, used for routine point to point radio navigation. Used in SAR missions to get a point to an emergency beacon from people in the water.
Tactical Air Navigation, airborne receiver, transponder designed to operate in conjunction with surface stations for navigation purposes.
Intertial Navigation System, self contained, all weather, worldwide navigation system.
Global Positioning System, all weather postioning system that provides the NAV/COMM with a fixed position readout with 5 to 8 meters.
Flight Management System, allows the aircrew to use GPS as the primary means of navigation for required navigation performance area navigation operations.
Ultra High Frequency, 2 UHF radios
Very High Frequency, 2 HF radios
Miniaturized Demand Assigned Multiple Access, a satellite communications system that supports the exchange of secure battle group coordination data, imagery data and voice comms.
Identification Friend or Foe, air traffic control radar beacon that reports codes Identification and altitude signals
principle airborne surveillance device for observing and detecting surface vessels, sub operations
Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar, generates true recognizable two dimesional images of any selected ship target.
Synthetic Aperture Radar, uses aircraft movement to create two dimesional map like presentation.
Early Warning and Self Protection, designed to detect and/or jam enemy threats, alert the flight crew through cockpit display.