Meaning of (AER) (WEP) (AS) for G1 codes

anthonyhie

Member
Hello,

i try to find the meaning of theses codes in the forum or on google but can't find it !
Could you please help ? 7823(AER) ...

Thanks
 

dinomartino1

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BuAER Bureau of Aeronautics.
AER Bureau of Aeronautics.
WEP as the specification was issued by the Bureau of Naval Weapons.
The Bureau of Naval Weapons (BuWeps) was part of the United States Navy's material organization between 1959 and 1966, with responsibility for procurement and support of naval aircraft and aerial weapons, as well as shipboard and submarine naval weapons. created when the the Bureau of Aeronautics (BuAer), which had responsibility for naval aircraft and related systems, and the Bureau of Ordnance (BuOrd), which had responsibility for naval weapons where merged into one dept.
 
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dinomartino1

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WP may just be another abbreviation for WEP as this specification started in 1966 and may still have been issued by The Bureau of Naval Weapons before it became NAVAIR, see below.
AS may be for The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) provides material support for aircraft and airborne weapon systems for the United States Navy and was established in 1966 as the successor to the Navy's Bureau of Naval Weapons.
 
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