By Public Affairs OfficeJune 21, 2010
TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, PA. - Staff Sgt. Derrick Byrd (kneeling), Chief Warrant Officer 4 Andrew Russell, both of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command (CASCOM) and Greg Baker, Tobyhanna Army Depot's Technical Publications and Provisioning Branch, work together to review and verify procedures in the Field Maintenance Manual for the AN/TSQ-232A (V)2 and AN/TSQ-232A (V)4 Tactical Command Systems during a Logistic Maintainability Demonstration. The Operator's Manual was also reviewed and verified.
The event's objectives included evaluating maintenance procedures as specified in the Technical Manuals (TMs) for correctness, clarity, and usability; evaluating the scope of maintenance training for operators and maintainers; demonstrating the Mean-Time-To-Repair at the Field level Evaluate adequacy, allocation, and sustainability of tools and test equipment; and evaluating Manpower and Personnel Integration.
Tobyhanna Army Depot's Technical Publications and Provisioning Branch teamed with Northrop Grumman Corp, Command Post Systems and Integration, the U.S. Army CECOM Life Cycle Management Command, CASCOM, Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, and the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command. The TMs will be submitted to CECOM. Upon approval, they will be published by the U.S. Army Logistics Support Activity.
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.