• Electronics Mechanic Brian Schultz installs cables in the Versatile Data Automated Test Station (VDATS) test set.

    On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Electronics Mechanic Brian Schultz installs cables in the Versatile Data Automated Test Station (VDATS) test set.

  • Anthony Tolerico, electronics technician, tests a Satellite Communications (SATCOM) cable using the Drive In Theater Manufacturing Company (DITMCO) test set.

    On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Anthony Tolerico, electronics technician, tests a Satellite Communications (SATCOM) cable using the Drive In Theater Manufacturing Company (DITMCO) test set.

  • Ken Kurilla, electronics mechanic, fabricates a Versatile Data Automated Test Station (VDATS) test set cable assembly.

    On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Ken Kurilla, electronics mechanic, fabricates a Versatile Data Automated Test Station (VDATS) test set cable assembly.

  • Matt Check, electronics technician, sets up the Schleuniger Crimp Center to mark and strip wires for the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS) identification box.

    On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Matt Check, electronics technician, sets up the Schleuniger Crimp Center to mark and strip wires for the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS) identification box.

  • Scott Capman, electronics technician, bundles Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS) cables.

    On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Scott Capman, electronics technician, bundles Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS) cables.

Personnel in Tobyhanna Army Depot's Systems Integration and Support Directorate's Satellite Data Cable Branch fabricate cables -- simple data cables to complex wire harnesses.

They also build test sets like the Versatile Data Automated Test Station (VDATS), and complete test kits, which include cables, adaptors and identification boxes, for the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS). Last year, employees built over 150,000 Blue Force Tracking cables. VDATS is the Air Force member of the Defense Department's Families-of-Testers.

Tobyhanna Army Depot is the Defense Department's largest center for the repair, overhaul and fabrication of a wide variety of electronics systems and components, from tactical field radios to the ground terminals for the defense satellite communications network. Tobyhanna's missions support all branches of the Armed Forces.

Page last updated Wed July 10th, 2013 at 13:52