Figure 1-4.Front cover of an EIB.
The EIB is a monthly, authoritative publication
distributed to afloat and shore activities. It is a means of
rapid dissemination of advanced hull, mechanical,
electrical, electronic, and related equipment
information. The EIB contains information concerning
Approved beneficial suggestions
Electronic field changes
Maintenance notes and practices
Technical manual corrections, availabilities and
Your ET shop should maintain a library of the EIBs
for electronic systems for ready reference. It should also
route all new EIBs to all personnel concerned with the
topics for information and action.
You should familiarize yourself with the
information contained in these periodicals. By doing so,
you will help keep yourself current with changes to
Figure 1-5.Cover of deckplate magazine
equipment and procedures. Figure 1-4 is an illustration
of a front cover of an EIB.
Deckplate is published bimonthly and is a technical
periodical in magazine form. It is published by the Naval
Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and contains
articles on design, construction, and repair of naval
vessels and their equipment and other technical
equipment and programs under NAVSEA command
The content of deckplate is considered as
information intended for information purposes only. Do
not regard it as information that alters or supersedes
official regulations, orders, or directives. Figure 1-5
illustrates the front cover of deckplate.
The AIMS NEWSLETTER provides information to
shipboard technicians and operators of AIMS systems.
At present, it is printed only as needed. That is, when
information is obtained and compiled by the Naval