This covers the programming and ordered release of weapons held on the platform. The Collection includes the Tornado Weapon Programming Unit (WPU); this is the main computer of the SMS being a completely dual redundant computer for safety critical inventory and release of all weapons. There are also Pylon Units which control the release of weapons and missiles on the Tornado. The Collection also has a unit from the EA-6B Prowler.
This Archive contains documents in general associated with the history,
products & activities of the Rochester site. It also holds items of general
interest about the technologies used within the Company & the platforms the
products were used on.