U.S. ARMY MISSILE AND MUNITIONS
CENTER AND SCHOOL
(18 Credit Hours)
In one form or another, each individual in the Army is concerned
either directly or indirectly with some type of test, measurement or
diagnostic equipment (TMDE).
Whether it be a torque wrench used by an
organizational mechanic to tighten the spark plugs on a vehicle engine, or a
radio frequency power test set used by a radar technician to check the
output power of a radar set, to insure the accuracy of this equipment it
must be periodically validated.
This subcourse will expose you to the essential elements that go into
the makeup of the Army calibration system.
Specifically, this subcourse
(AMCC), scope of calibration, operation of an Army calibration laboratory,
transfer team operation, expansible van operations, error analysis, cross-
checks, and standards repair.
More specifically, lesson one explains the objectives and terminology
of the Army calibration system, AMCC responsibilities, use of Technical
Bulletins (TB), and user/owner responsibilities.
In lesson two, the discussion concerns: Concepts of the Army
calibration system, Army calibration laboratory operations, Army calibration
team operations, and TOE organization.
Lesson three focuses on the Army calibration laboratory structure,
Lesson four focuses on the purpose, calibration itinerary, cross-check
procedures, and operations and responsibilities of the transfer team.
Lesson five concerns van operations and includes: Concepts of
selecting a suitable site, emplacing the van for calibration operations,