List the two major subassemblies of the AN/
ALE-29A countermeasure chaff dispensing
What is the maximum capacity of the AN/
When the AN/ALE-37A is fully loaded, what
is its weight?
The AN/ALE-37A chaff dispenser contains
There are _______ chaff tubes contained in
an AN/ALE-37A chaff module.
LEARNING OBJECTIVE: Recognize safety
precautions to follow when handling sus-
pension, arming, and releasing equipment.
As an AO, you need to be concerned with safety
when working with suspension, arming, and releasing
systems. It is doubtful there is a petty officer in the
Navy who has not witnessed a minor mishap with
Accidents can be prevented if safety precautions and
maintenance instructions are followed. Accidents can
be prevented if personnel are trained and educated to
work on the equipment. As a petty officer, it is part of
your job to follow safety precautions and maintenance
instructions and train new personnel. A few safety
precautions that you need to follow, and train your
subordinates to follow, are shown below.
Keep all components of the various systems
Make operational checks or periodic inspections
of the system under the direct supervision of
fully qualified personnel.
Never insert your fingers or tools into a rack
when the rack is cocked.
Check wiring and electrical fittings regularly.
Replace frayed or broken wiring. Check plugs
for condition and proper installation.
Never bypass safety circuits or devices or make
Don't use any safety pin other than the
When stores are loaded, install safety pins or
other safety devices as prescribed while the
aircraft is on the ground.
Never install or arm an ejector rack unless the
safety pin(s) and flag(s) are in place.
Don't use an ohmmeter to check electrical
continuity of an electrically primed cartridge.
Remove or electrically disconnect all cartridges
from the rack firing circuits before removing any
Install only the prescribed cartridges in ejector
Never allow a dual breech ejector unit to be fired
without two cartridges or a cartridge and
authorized filler plug in the breeches.
Never allow an ejector unit to be fired without a
store latched in place.
When loading stores, inspect all handling gear
carefully. Don't use doubtful gear.
When loading stores, make sure that the store is
in position and the rack is securely locked before
Don't place any part of your body under stores
being loaded or unloaded if it is possible to
accomplish the job without doing so.
When installing suspension equipment, torque
all installation bolts or screws to the prescribed
Make sure quality assurance personnel familiar
with the system inspect all final work performed
on the armament system. Operational tests
should be made on repaired systems where
REVIEW NUMBER 5 ANSWERS
The AN/ALE-29A chaff dispenser is installed
in Navy combat aircraft?
AN/ALE-29A countermeasure chaff dispens-
ing set are the glass-reinforced phenolic
plastic block and a sandwich-type printed