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LI 002: Shredder(Sensitive)-W/maintenance, 7, EA;
LI 003: Multi-Function Copier w/ maintenance and resupply, 10, EA;
LI 004: Plotters-W/Maintenance and resupply, 7, EA;
reply to post by AFewGoodWomen
^^this is a site listing all awarded contracts, what they're for^^
Didn't know what 'traveling wave tubes' were, so I searched and found...
Thales Components Corp., Totowa, N.J., has been awarded a maximum $24,793,300 fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Milstar traveling wave tubes.
And further down...
A traveling-wave tube (TWT) is a specialised vacuum tube that is used in electronics to amplify radio frequency (RF) signals to high power, usually as part of an electronic assembly known as a traveling-wave tube amplifier (TWTA).
The bandwidth of a broadband TWT can be as high as one octave, although tuned (narrowband) versions exist, and operating frequencies range from 300 MHz to 50 GHz. The power gain of the tube is on the order of 70 decibels.
TWTAs are commonly used as amplifiers in satellite transponders, where the input signal is very weak and the output needs to be high power.
A TWTA whose output drives an antenna is a type of transmitter. TWTA transmitters are used extensively in radar, particularly in airborne fire-control radar systems, and in electronic warfare and self-protection systems. In such applications, a control grid is typically introduced between the TWT's electron gun and slow-wave structure to allow pulsed operation. The circuit that drives the control grid is usually referred to as a grid modulator.
Another major use of TWTAs is for the electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing industry for immunity testing of electronic devices.
For anyone new to the thread...
What I am posting are requisitions...in other words...
Supplies that are being requested by the White House and Joint Chiefs of Staff...
“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.”
That being said...there seems to be an emergence of requests coming from a military entity...
These requests indicate (VERY STRONGLY) a sudden need for supplies pertaining to a ROTATING command post...consisting of a field hospital and support services.
TO someone who is not familiar with supply and logistics...FEDBIZOPPS looks like a bunch of nuts and bolts...
The devil is in the details.
Requesting agencies...qty of spare parts.
THis is a semi-permanent deployment..within the US. Quantities tell me it's a 3 month rotating "billet" of some sort...
Enough spare parts to keep at least 2-3 regiments fully equipped at all times...24/7
Just like any other CRISIS DEPLOYMENT.
EVERYTHING IS BEING THOUGHT OF>>>EVERY POSSIBLE CONTINGINCY: Medical, Social, education and PRISON...food, service-related jobs...and the containers...all the containers!!!
This was my job at one time...I did have my finger on the pulse of the PLANET...kinda stressful for a naive/ yet impressive young Marine.
It's hard to ignore things once you are privy to info and how things are done.
FEDBIZOPPS is only ONE layer to this onion...
Predict and control...
I'll say no more.
this onion is scary...
reply to post by AFewGoodWomen
What's the point in all this digging? Seems like pretty straight-forward requisitions.
Can you drop a code for something really interesting?