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 Threat W. Prime01.01.2003  

Threat Warning Prime

By means of the Threat Warning Prime Panel together with the Threat Warning Auxillary Panel the threat definitions for the RWR are set. The Threat Warning Prime Panel, together with the Threat Warning Auxillary Panel, the RWR and the Chaff/Flare Panel belong to the EWS (Electronic Warface System) of the F-16. The Threat Warning Prime Panel is located on the center console.

The panel and his elements (US Electronic Warface System)
The panel and his elements (Greece Electronic Warface System)
The panel and his elements (Belgium Electronic Warface System)
The panel and his elements (MLU Electronic Warface System)
The Electronic Warface System
Pictures from the Threat Warning Prime Panel


The panel and his elements (US Electronic Warface System)

Threat W. Prime


ElementTypePositionInformation
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HANDOFF
H
Button with
status light
On (green)Activate another high-priortity target. The light is on, if the selected target is not the highest priority
OffThe selected target has the highest priority
MISSILE
LAUNCH
LAUNCH
Status lightFlash (red)Enemy missile launch has been detected
OffNo enemy missile has been detected to launch to your F-16
PRIORITY
MODE
OPEN
Button with
status light
On (green)RWR is in priority mode and only the five highest priority threats are displayed
OffRWR is in normal mode and up to 16 threat symbols may be displayed
ON
(Ship)
UNKNOWN
Button with
status light
On (green)Activate UNKNOWN mode, each unknown signals will be displayed on the RWR as a "U"
Flash (green)A unknown signal has been detected and not displayed on RWR while the UNKNOWN mode is inactive
OffNo unknown signal will be displayed on RWR
Ship (green)Increase the priority of naval threat signals
ON
SYS TEST
SYS TEST
Button with
status light
On (green)?
Off?
TGT SEP
T
TGT SEP
Button with
status light
On (green)Press the TGT SEP to moved out and away the lower priority threats toward the edge of the display
OffThreats can be overlap on the RWR display

Note:
The showed panel drawing is a drawing with can be downloaded from my page Documents, plans and diagrams from the F-16.


The panel and his elements (Greece Electronic Warface System)

Threat W. Prime


ElementTypePositionInformation
PRIORITY2-Status light
(green)
??
??
BIT2-Status light
(green)
??
??
LIB SET2-Status light
(green)
??
??

Note:
The showed panel drawing is a drawing with can be downloaded from my page Documents, plans and diagrams from the F-16.


The panel and his elements (Belgium Electronic Warface System)

Threat W. Prime


ElementTypePositionInformation
Status light2-Status light
(green)
EXP?
RT?
Status light2-Status light
(green)
CRO?
ON?
Status light2-Status light
(green)
PRIO?
ON?
Status light2-Status light
(green)
FLARE?
PROG?
Status light2-Status light
(green)
MODE?
AI?
Status light2-Status light
(green)
EDS?
AUTO?

Note:
The showed panel drawing is a drawing with can be downloaded from my page Documents, plans and diagrams from the F-16.


The panel and his elements (MLU Electronic Warface System)

Threat W. Prime


ElementTypePositionInformation
BRTRotary pot0 - 100Set display brightness
CHAFF FLARE7-Segment display8 x 1Number of Chaff and flares on borad
JMR7-Segment display8 x 1?
MDButton-Mode in the JMR display
PRIButton-Switch priority mode, only the five highest priority threats are displayed
PRILEDOn (green)Priority mode is active
OffPriority mode is inactive
SEPButton-Switch separated mode to moved out and away the lower priority threats toward the edge of the display
UNKButton-Switch unknown mode, each unknown signals will be displayed on the RWR as a "U"
UNKLEDOn (green)Unknown mode is active
Flash (green)A unknown signal has been detected and not displayed on RWR while the UNKNOWN mode is inactive
OffNo unknown signal will be displayed on RWR
MLLEDFlash (red)Enemy missile launch has been detected
OffNo enemy missile has been detected to launch to your F-16

Note:
The showed panel drawing is a drawing with can be downloaded from my page Documents, plans and diagrams from the F-16.


The Electronic Warface System

Electronic Warface System


Pictures from the Threat Warning Prime Panel


US EWS

US EWS

Greece EWS

Belgium EWS

MLU EWS

MLU EWS

MLU Display

MLU Display
 

Note:
To zoom please select the picture with your mouse.

Source:
Picture No. 3 was provided by Kostas Kefalas and picture No. 4 from Philippe Marchal.


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