Attention to detail
Herb Sims, work leader, tailors the guidance and control section of a Sidewinder Missile to meet operating specifications during a bore-sight test procedure. Sims works in the Command, Control and Computer/Avionics Directorate's Sidewinder Missile Branch.

TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -Sidewinder Missile Branch employees disassemble, examine, evaluate and determine the extent of repair, replacement or reconditioning required on Sidewinder Tactical Missile Guidance and Control Systems.

They also overhaul, modify, test, reclaim and repair the system's equipment and components.

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 5,600 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 CECOM Life Cycle Management Command. Headquartered at Fort Monmouth, N.J., 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.

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