running account of the supply and demand of field
sure, a blackout switch is located on the rear door to
support services. Refer to figure 1-4 for a dia-gram
(2) Exterior lighting. Each van is equipped with
depicting the deployment of the AN/MYK-8(V) (*). Refer
to figure FO-1 for cable routing diagram (outside).
running lights, taillights and blackout stop-lights that
b. Use. This system is designed to relieve field
receive power from the truck tractor.
(3) Air-conditioning and heating. Four 18,-000
personnel of routine administrative actions and provide
them with current information required for operational
BTU air-conditioner/heater units are mounted on the
The system provides information and
front wall of each van. Internal air-conditioner ducting is
operation support for all logistic and administrative
located along the roof of the vans. A common duct is
functions performed in the field. The following functional
used for both heating and air-conditioning. Adjustable
diffusers are located along both sides of the duct,
(1) Inventory control.
ensuring a proper operating environment for both
(2) Financial management.
personnel and equipment. Refer to TM 5-4120-308-15
(3) Maintenance management.
for a complete description of the units.
(4) Power distribution.
(4) Shipment planning.
A prime-power en-
(5) Medical supply.
trance assembly is mounted below and to the right of the
(6) Unit operational readiness.
rear access door of each van for connection to an
external power source. Two internal power distribution
circuits serve the van electrical equip-ment; one for the
computer equipment, the other for the service load. This
The AN 'MYK-8(V) (*") consists of two 35 foot, semi-
arrangement provides maximum isolation for the
trailer vans and one modified M-109 truck which are
computer and mini-mizes any effect of transients due to
described in a and b below. Descriptions of major
service load changes. Each circuit has its own main
components are contained in manuals referenced in
circuit breaker, alarm and indicator panel, and load
panel. The power distribution center is located to the
a. Data Analysis Central OL-88(v)(*)/MYK-8(V) and
right of the rear access door in each van. Power is
Data Storage Group OL-89(V)(*) MYK-8(V). The vans
supplied to the vans by a PU-495/G generator or by
which house the system electronics equipment are
physically identical. These vans are fully insulated,
(5) Signal connections.
weatherproofed, and fully transportable. The vans are
cables run from van to van through the side wall
designed for towing by an M-52, 5-ton truck tractor and
telescoping cable duct providing electrical signal
for air delivery by a C-5A aircraft. Cushioned riding
interface for the computer equipment in each van except
quality is provided by an air-spring suspension system
for OL-88(V)3/MYK-8(V) and OL-89 (V) 3 'MYK-8(V).
which reduces shock and vibration in transit. Equipment
Voice communication between vans is facilitated by
in all vans except OL-88 (V)3 'MYK-8(V) is connected to
Intercommunication Station LS-147C/FI.
hydraulic rams. Before transit, the hydraulic system
b. Data Support Facility, Mobile 17-460/MYK-8(V)
moves the equipment to the center of the vans; upon
(fig. 1-12 through 1-15). All components of the V-
arrival at site, the hydraulic system retracts the equip-
460/MYK-8 (V) are mounted in a modified M-109 truck
ment to the van walls allowing personnel to move within
that is fully insulated, weather-proofed, and can be
transported by air or ground vehicle. Mountings are
(1*) /MYK-8 (V), and figures 1-9, 1-10, and 1-11 illustrate
provided on the walls for storing ground rods, tools, and
OL-89 (V) () /MYK-8(V).
(1) Interior lighting. Sixteen 40-watt fluorescent
miscellaneous items while in transit.
(1) Lighting. Ten fluorescent lamps provide
lamps provide primary lighting for the vans. Each 100-
primary lighting for the V-460/MYK-8(V).
watt incandescent light located beside the prime power
incandescent lamps parallel to the fluorescent fixtures
distribution center and near the air-conditioner return
provide lighting during warmup operations when the
filter provides lighting during warmup operations when
temperature is too low for starting the fluorescent lights.
temperatures are too low for starting the fluorescent
The lighting can be controlled by a door interlock for
lamps. In addition, an emergency light is provided in
blackout operation; the interlock can be bypassed by a
case of power failure. As a security mea-
switch located adjacent to the power distribution center.