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1

What does the acronym LASER mean?

Light Amplified Stimulated Emitted Radiation

2

What is ESD?

ElectroStatic Discharge

3

What is CNI?

Communication
Navigation
Identification

4

What are the subsystems of the F-35C Communications?

VHF
UHF
LINK 16
Secure Voice
ICS
MADL

5

What are the subsystems of the F-35C Navigation?

TACAN
GPS
INS
ILS
ICLS
RADALT

6

What are th subsystems of F-35C Identification?

IFF
P5 Combat Training
Data Link

7

What is the range of Very High Frequency (VHF)?

30 Megahertz (MHz) - 300 Megahertz (MHz)

8

What is the range of Ultra High Frequency (UHF)?

300 Megahertz (MHz) - 3 Gigahertz (GHz)

9

What is Link 16?

Secure high level communication

10

What is MADL?

Multi-Functional Advanced Data Link: Intraflight data link used between F-35 aircraft only.

11

What is TACAN?

Tactical Air Navigation: Navigation and landing aid.

12

What is GPS?

Global Position System: 24 channel anti-jamming space-based radio navigation.

13

What is INS, and what does it Calculate?

Inertial Navigation System:

Calculates: velocity, body angle rate, attitude, altitude, magnetic heading, true heading, linear and angular acceleration.

14

What is ILS?

Instrument Landing System: Land based approach system that provides safe landing during IMC's

15

What is ICLS?

Instrument Carrier Landing System: Landing system utilized on the carrier regardless of weather conditions.

16

What does the RADALT Measure?

Measures altitude above ground level. With a track range of 0-30,000 ft.

Will shut off after 5,000 ft.

17

What is IFF?
How many channels and modes?

Identification Friend or Foe
- IFF has two channels with four modes.

18

What is EOTS?

Electro-Optical Targeting System

19

What are the systems that EW operates:

Radar Warning
Electronic Surveillance
Electronic Attack
Countermeasures

20

What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Fiber Optics?

Advantages: Large date transfer, no electrical interference, safe to route in fuel cells, no corrosion, life span of 30+ years, and lighter weight.

Disadvantages: Expensive, and easily damaged.

21

What is the Size of the PCD?

the panoramic Cockpit Display is 20x8 inches

22

What are the 8 colors located on the PCD and their definition.

Cyan - active
white - on
red - threat or warning
yellow - unknown or caution
green - friendly or advisory
magenta - Off-board navigation
grey - info box or not available
Light purple - fuel

23

What is RADAR?

Radio Detection and Ranging

24

What type of RADAR does the F-35C utilize?

AN/APG-81

25

What does the ICP Provide?

encryption security and signal processing for mission systems.