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NIMA Products and Services NIMA Products and Services for USN Aviation Units for USN Aviation Units The majority of aeronautical information and geospatial services and products used by aircrews are produced by NIMA. These products and services are primarily distributed by the Defense Logistics Agency. There is no charge to Military or DoD customers for these products. Mapping and Imagery products are ordered through supply. Some are provided direct to the user by NIMA. Additionally, a number of the products are available via the unclassified and classified web. Unclassified - For Official Use Only Aviation Specific Products Flight Information Publications (FLIP) FLIPs are provided as a service by NIMA to all DoD aircrews. This includes standard DoD flip products and non-standard DoD FLIP products, like FAA or UK products. Refer to the NIMA catalog titled “part 1-Aeronautical Products vol 1,” NIMA Reference Number CATP1V01, NSN 7641-01-410-3080, for the listing of available products and the procedures for ordering or establishing a subscription account. These instructions can be found under section D, ordering procedures for special products. This section also lists the flip account managers to provide assistance and validate the subscription requirements. The “Aerospace Bulletin Digest” updates the information in the catalog. Its NIMA reference number is CATP1UBD, NSN 7641-01-410-0193. Unclassified Web pages for Aeronautical Information DLA: www.DSCR.DLA.mil/PC9/Aero/aero.htm (home page WWW.DSCR.DLA.MIL/PC9/ ) This site provides current FLIP information. NIMA: http://164.214.2.62/products/digitalaero/index.html This site provides downloads of various FLIP products like planning documents and en route supplements and also has links to the DAFIF and ECHUM download pages. ECHUM – (Electronic chart updating manual) ECHUM is available on the web at: http://www2.NIMA.mil/products/ webchum /index. cfm . Escape and Evasion charts Evasion charts (EVC): are a a special map or chart designed as an evasion aid. The charts available are listed in NIMA catalog “part 1-Aeronautical Products vol 1,” NIMA Reference Number CATP1V01, NSN 7641-01-410-3080 Geospatial Products of Interest to Aviators Compressed ARC Digital Raster Graphics (CADRG): This is the digital image of the aeronautical charts used by mission planning systems. The listing of the available CADRG on CD is provided in the digital bulletin digest, NIMA reference number CATP7QB, NSN 7643-01-429-6984. If you use a mission planning system for flight planning you should be automatic distribution for these CD’s through DLA. Order a complete set (about 90 CD’s) or only the CD’s covering your units AOR. A new edition of these CD’s are normally issued once a year. Until then, NIMA provides a monthly update called the CADRG supplemental disk. This provides frame file updates to the charts contained on the original CADRG CDs and provides new charts not on the original CDs.
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