• Frank Hill, electronics worker, removes dust particles from the objective lens of an AN/TVS-5a. The AN/TVS-5a is the standard night sight for select heavy machine guns.

    On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Frank Hill, electronics worker, removes dust particles from the objective lens of an AN/TVS-5a. The AN/TVS-5a is the standard night sight for select heavy machine guns.

  • Paul Lukasiewicz, electronics mechanic, inspects a PVS-7D Night Vision Goggle prior to repair and testing. The goggle is a lightweight, high performance, passive third generation image intensifier system.  Lukasiewicz is training for a CEER-T temporary-duty mission.

    On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Paul Lukasiewicz, electronics mechanic, inspects a PVS-7D Night Vision Goggle prior to repair and testing. The goggle is a lightweight, high performance, passive third generation image intensifier system. Lukasiewicz is training for a CEER-T...

  • Michael Rutherford, electronics mechanic, matches an electronic unit to the laser transmitter on a Ground/Vehicular Laser Locator Designator.

    On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Michael Rutherford, electronics mechanic, matches an electronic unit to the laser transmitter on a Ground/Vehicular Laser Locator Designator.

  • Byron Keener and Aaron Kimble make adjustments to the optical assembly for an M-60 Main Battle Tank Commander Control Unit.  Both employees are electronics mechanics.

    On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Byron Keener and Aaron Kimble make adjustments to the optical assembly for an M-60 Main Battle Tank Commander Control Unit. Both employees are electronics mechanics.

  • To achieve proper laser rod orientation for the Ground/Vehicular Laser Locator Designator, Stephen Marko, electronics mechanic, makes the final adjustment on the heat exchanger.

    On the Job at Tobyhanna

    To achieve proper laser rod orientation for the Ground/Vehicular Laser Locator Designator, Stephen Marko, electronics mechanic, makes the final adjustment on the heat exchanger.

  • Joseph Corcoran, electronics mechanic, makes adjustments to the electronic unit in a Ground/Vehicular Laser Locator Designator (G/VLLD).  The G/VLLD is used to designate stationary and moving vehicular targets for terminal homing munitions.

    On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Joseph Corcoran, electronics mechanic, makes adjustments to the electronic unit in a Ground/Vehicular Laser Locator Designator (G/VLLD). The G/VLLD is used to designate stationary and moving vehicular targets for terminal homing munitions.

TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, PA. - Image Optics/Laser Branch employees overhaul, repair, modify, upgrade and test various types of night vision and laser designator equipment.

Employees support the warfighter by overhauling a variety of enhanced tactical satellite signal processors, servo amps, frequency converters. The signal processors provide higher data transmission rates, more bandwidth and increased channel capability. Servo amps deliver power to move a control that drives the motion of the antenna. The Converters convert intermediate frequency to radio frequency to transmit and receive information from satellites for ground communication.

Tobyhanna Army Depot is the largest full-service Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) maintenance and logistics support facility in the Department of Defense. Employees repair, overhaul and fabricate 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. The depot is the Army Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence (CITE) for Communications-Electronics, Avionics, and Missile Guidance and Control Systems and the Air Force Technology Repair Center (TRC) for ground communications and electronics.

About 5,700 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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