maintenance, transportation, supply and/or reliability
warranty aspects of this program should be directed to
The AN/ARN-123(V)2 is used exclusively by
those addresses listed in paragraph 7.
the U.S. Coast Guard.
e. During the life of the warranty period, there is to
2. References: a. Contract DAAB07-75-C-0853 with
be no repair of these items within Army Maintenance
channels, AVUM, AVIM, Depot or by any facilities
other than those of the manufacturer.
2100 N.W. 62nd Street
f. THE EQUIPMENT WILL CONTAIN AP-
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33310
PROPRIATE SEALS WHICH MUST NOT BE
b. Equipment Technical Manuals
BROKEN OR TAMPERED WITH IN ORDER TO
(1) AN/ARN-123(V) TM 11-5826-258-24
COMPLY WITH WARRANTY CONDITIONS OF
g. The return to the contractor of receivers found to
c. TM 38-750 The Army Maintenance Management
be operating satisfactorily by both the contractor and
Government DCASMA personnel at the contractor's
d. AR 725-50 Requisition and Issue of Supplies and
plant will, under the provisions of the RIW, subject the
Equipment, Requisitioning Receipt and Issue System.
Government to monetary penalties. To avoid such
e. AR 710-3 Asset and Transaction Reporting
penalties, failures must be carefully checked in accor-
dance with the TM, prior to return to the contractor.
AR 700-58 Packaging Improvement Report.
h. The RIW maintenance philosophy uses a direct in-
AR 340-3 Official Mail.
terface between the user's maintenance organization
SB 38-100 Preservation, Packaging, Packing and
(i.e., usually the aviation unit maintenance (AVUM) or
Marking Materiels, Supplies and Equipment Used by
aviation intermediate maintenance (AVIM)) and the
equipment manufacturer's repair facility. This means
3. Background: a. The AN/ARN-123(V), Receiving
that the user's maintenance organization receives, pro-
Set, Radio, when installed in Army aircraft (both fixed
cesses and returns the failed unit to the manufacturer.
and rotary wing) equipped with appropriate instrumen-
Shipment of the replacement/repaired unit will be made
tation will provide manual and automatic Very High
direct to the evacuating maintenance unit. Multiple
F r e q u e n c y Omnirange (VOR) bearing, Localizer
handling of serviceable/unserviceable equipment bet-
(LOC), Glideslope (GS) and Marker Beacon (MB) posi-
ween intermediate organizations is to be avoided to
tion information for enroute and terminal navigation
eliminate long handling and processing times.
and Instrument Landing Systems (ILS) approach and
i. Reliability Improvement Warranty (RIW) effec-
tiveness is based upon quick processing of failed
b. The R-1963/ARN, Receiver, Radio, will provide
e q u i p m e n t s to and from the contractor's repair
glideslope and marker beacon information during ILS
approach and landing. When interfaced with an up-
j. Aircraft utilizing AN/ARN-123(V)l, (V)3, (V)4
dated AN/ARN-82/VOR-LOC, Receiver a complete
and R-1963/ARN through the new production or
VOR-ILS system will be constituted.
retrofit installation route are:
c. AN/ARN-123(V), Receiving Set, Radio, has three
configurations utilized by the Army. Their components
are as follows:
(V)1 (V)3 (V)4
(1) AN/ARN-123(V) is comprised of a C-10048,
Control, R-2023, Receiver and MT-4834, Mount.
(2) AN/ARN-123(V)3, is comprised of a C-10048,
Control, R-2023, Receiver and MT-4980, Mount.
(3) AN/ARN-123(V)4 is comprised of a C-10048,
Control, R-2139, Receiver and MT-4834, Mount.
d. R a d i o R e c e i v e r s A N / A R N - 1 2 3 ( V ) a n d
R-1963/ARN were procured by US Army CERCOM
with a 4-year Reliability Improvement Warranty (RIW)
from the manufacturer, Bendix Corporation, Avionics
Division, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. A subsequent 2-year
RIW extension has been contractually added to each
k. Aviation units receiving aircraft with the new sub-
receiver for an overall 6-year RIW total. The warranty
ject equipment may requisition float as authorized.
provides that the manufacturer repair, overhaul or
4 . C o n c e p t : a. E q u i p m e n t f u r n i s h e d u n d e r t h e
replace, as required, any radio set or component as
Reliability Improvement Warranty (RIW) will be free
listed during the six year period.