(8) CMWS Control Indicator. The CI provides the operator with an interface to the CMWS/ICMD. Once
the CMWS/ICMD equipment settings are initialized, the system is powered-on via the CI PWR switch. The CI
displays system status information, ICMD inventory information, and the system s software version number. The
CI controls the selection of CMWS functions (operate or test) and displays the CMWS status. The CI is located in
the lower-left area of the control pedestal. Figure/Table below show and list the purpose and use of each switch,
control, and display. The CI fault and message display is a 2 row x 4 column alphanumeric readout.
Figure 4-12. CMWS Control Indicator Panel
CMWS Control Indicator switch functions
2 row x 4 column readout. Used to display messages to the
operator (BIT results, and lare, chaff inventory). 100% lare
and chaff inventory depicted.
D (Dispense) Indicator
Illuminates when lares are dispensed. Remains lit until threat
AUDIO volume knob
No functionality on this platform.
Controls the brightness of the display and backlighting.
Illuminates when the system is armed and ready to dispense.
R (Ready) Indicator
This indicator will not light if any of the safety mechanisms are
engaged/inserted. The indicator is blanked when BIT is running.
Four quadrants. Light up to indicate the quadrant where a threat
is detected. The arrows can be lit in any of three states: off,
dimmed, and bright. During normal operation when no threat
is detected, all arrows are dimmed. When a threat is detected,
all arrows light up in the quadrant the threat is declared in, and
lashes between bright and off. The indicators are blanked when
BIT is running.
Three-position rotary switch that controls power to the
PWR (Power) switch
CMWS/ICMD, and allows operator to access the Startup BIT
(SBIT). The OFF and ON positions are latched positions. The
TEST position is a momentary position.