squadron and is responsible for the maintenance of
TARPS (fig. 4-10).
aircraft. The F/A-18 is a supersonic, twin-engine jet
designed as a multimission (fighter, attack, and
reconnaissance) aircraft that has been in service since
drive mechanisms, film holders (magazines), and an
assembly to hold the component parts in alignment.
Aerial cameras are designed for either fixed installation
or hand-held use. Fixed installation cameras are
designed specifically for use in photo-configured
aircraft. Hand-held aerial cameras are designed for use
by PHs and by non-photographic aircrew personnel.
aerial cameras listed in Military Standards,
MIL-STD-155A. Each category is assigned a
distinctive letter designation to indicate a major item,
accessory, attachment or component, and a mission
letter to indicate the mission or function of each item.
Each two-letter combination is provided with a model
number assigned in numerical sequence and, when
required, with a suffix letter assigned in alphabetical
sequence to indicate various changes to the basic model.
The category and mission letters for aerial cameras are
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