ORT and Hand Controls/Display Functions
Left Hand Grip
Engages or disengages the image autotracker. On disengagement the TADS turret is
placed in manual track.
Field of view
Selects the field of view desired.
Wide field of view.
Medium field of view.
Narrow field of view.
Zoom or underscan field of view.
Weapons action switch. Actions the selected armament and removes the electrical
Actions the Aerial Rocket Control System; pylons will articulate to commanded
quadrant elevation and displays the rocker steering indicator. The ORT WAS in the
RKT position defines the cooperative engagement mode.
Actions the M-230E1 gun system and slaves the gun turret to the selected LOS.
Actions the Hellfire missile system and displays constraints symbology.
Selects the desired sensor to TADS.
Selects the direct view optics.
Selects the day television.
Selects the FLIR.
Actuation signals the FCC to execute the update or store functions of waypoint/
Engages offset track mode of the image auto tracker.
Turns on the linear motion compensation and rate integrator tracking aids.
Two-position guarded trigger which enables weapons firing. The first detent is for
normal selected weapons usage; the second will override the selected weapons
performance inhibits, but not the safety inhibits of the selected weapons.