Card Set Information
What is the purpose of a CASREP message?
For all CG Units of non-modernized assets to report equipment malfunction or deficiency that affects the unit's operational capability.
When is a CASREP not necessary when it normally would be?
When lengthy, routine maintenance is being performed which renders the equipment temporarily unusable.
When two equipment failures on the same peice of equipment exist, how many CASREPs are to be written?
2, one for each individual equipment failure.
What is the purpose of the Casualty Cause field in a CASREP?
Provides the event that caused the casualty.
When is a Category Code 4 used?
Deficiency exists in mission essential equipment that is worse than casualty category 3, and causes a loss of at least one primary mission.
When is a Category Code 3 used?
Deficiency exists in mission essential equipment which causes a major degradation, but not the loss, of a primary mission.
When is a Category Code 2 used?
Deficiency exists in mission essential equipment which causes minor degradation in a primary mission; or a major degradation or total loss of a secondary mission.
What is the purpose of the Update Sequence Number?
For Update CASREPs, provides a number that represents the sequence of an update.
What is the purpose of the REF Data Set?
Reports the Date Time Group (DTG) of the initial CASREP
What is the purpose of the DWNGRADE Data Set?
Used to show when a message will be declassified
What information should be contained in the RMKS Data Set?
1. Cause of the casualty
2. Number of operating hours since new or last overhaul and if an elapsed time meter is instaled
3. A breif narrative explaining current status of the casualty