On the Job at Tobyhanna
August 26, 2013
TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- The Systems Integration and Support (SIS) Directorate's System Assembly Branch consists of personnel who disassemble components on AN/MPN-14K Radar Approach Control shelter systems, TRC-170 Tropospheric Scatter Microwave Radio Terminals, AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel humvees, and AN/TPQ-37 and AN/TPQ-36 Firefinder radar systems. Component parts are processed through repair facilities then returned for reassembly so the assets may be returned to customers all over the world in like-new condition.
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.
About 3,500 personnel are employed at Tobyhanna, which is located in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. Tobyhanna Army Depot is part of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command. Headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., the command's mission is to research, develop, acquire, field and sustain communications, command, control computer, intelligence, electronic warfare and sensors capabilities for the Armed Forces.