Figure 7-11.The C2P system hardware configuration.
in the computer, the software accesses them as if they
were external disk drives.
The AN/USQ-69(V) data terminal set is used to
provide the man-machine interface (MMI). It is
installed next to the Track Supervisor in CIC.
Several equipments are shared between the ACDS
system and the C2P system. These include the
magnetic tape unit, a teleprinter, and a second
AN/USQ-69(V) data terminal set. The magnetic tape
unit is used for initial program loading (to EMS), data
extraction, and reading and writing JTIDS information
to and from tape. It is also a backup load device when
the EMS is down. The teleprinter provides hard copy
printouts of C2P system status, error codes, and data
dumps. The second AN/USQ-69(V) is used as a
Shared equipments are switched to the desired
systems through the Combat Systems Switchboard.
The switchboard also provides switches to connect
Link-4A and Link-11 directly to the CDS computer,
bypassing the C2P system.
hard drives installed in the AN/UYK-43(V) cabinet.
Even though these disk drives are internally installed