1. General. This annex outlines major events that occur when the DOD Manager executes this FUNCPLAN. The checklists are intended to be used as a quick reference for tasked organizations to relate actions specified in the FUNCPLAN with the launch/landing sequence. Actions taken by the DOD Manager or NASA have been added for continuity. The checklists do not cover second generation events or actions that may be required as a result of the tasking. Follow-on requirements are specified in the DOD Manager’s Space Shuttle Support Turnaround Functional Plan 3611-XX.
2. Execution Checklist (Launch).
SEND OPERATION ORDER TO EXECUTE PLAN
SEND SAAM REQUEST MESSAGES
SEND FORCE PREPOSITIONING ORDER
ORGANIZATIONAL READINESS REPORT DUE FROM TASKED LANDING SITES
SEE ANNEX P
SOC BEGINS 24 HOUR OPERATIONS
DIRECT ALL INCOMING OPERATIONAL CALLS TO SOC
DEPLOYED FORCES COMMANDER REPORTS TAL STATUS TO SOC
DOD SUPPORT FORCES IN PLACE AT TASKED LANDING SITES
LAUNCH SITE CONTINGENCY FORCES IN PLACE
ORBITER LAUNCH SEQUENCE
L+30 MINUTES (Approximate)
DOD SUPPORT FORCES RELEASED FROM LAUNCH SUPPORT
NOTE: After orbital insertion, DOD supporting organizations will maintain appropriate posture to support landing contingencies and report any status change to the DOD Manager in accordance with Annex P.
3. Execution Checklist (End-of-Mission).
DOD SUPPORT FORCES IN PLACE
LANDING SITE COMMANDER
ORBITER LANDING SEQUENCE
Ld+45 MINUTES (Approximate)
DOD SUPPORT FORCES RELEASED FROM LANDING SUPPORT
Mission release for DOD forces will be issued by the SOC upon mission completion.