US ARMY MISSILE AND MUNITIONS
CENTER AND SCHOOL
ACCP SUBCOURSE NUMBER MM0499
ARMY CALIBRATION SYSTEM
(3 Credit Hours)
In this age of space vehicles that are designed to send payloads of
man and telemetering instruments thousands of miles into the vast unknown of
space, and the requirement to fire guided missiles hundreds of miles with
test equipment that is used to verify the operational capabilities of the
This test equipment may be mechanical, hydraulic,
electronic, or any combination of these three basic types. In order for the
test equipment to provide the necessary degree of accuracy and be
consistently reliable, an organized system for CONTINUAL VALIDATION of this
test equipment is required. This is the task of the Army Calibration and
This subcourse is organized as follows:
This subcourse consists of two lessons and an examination.
Each of the
lessons is divided into two parts; the test and the lesson exercises.
heading at the beginning of each lesson gives the title, the hours of
credit, and the objectives of the lesson. The final examination consists of
questions covering the entire subcourse.
If a change sheet is included, be sure to post the changes before starting
All the text material required for this subcourse is provided in the packet.
The text is the information you must study. Read this very carefully. You
may keep the text.