General Dynamics Mission Systems will supply an updated Air Identification Friend or Foe
(AIFF) Mode 4/5 KIV-78 Combined Interrogator/Transponder Applique to the U.
According to Comtech, these amplifiers are key components in a complex Identification Friend or Foe
(IFF) system used to interrogate aircraft to determine their friend or foe status.
The Medium Extended Air Defense System Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe
subsystem has received full certification for operation by the United States Department of Defense International AIMS (Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System, Identification Friend or Foe
, Mark XII/Mark XIIA, Systems) Program Office.
Release date- 23052013 - BAE Systems' next-generation Identification Friend or Foe
(IFF) system has passed a key Department of Defense (DoD) certification, making it available to improve navigation and identification capabilities on diverse military platforms.
Release date- 22102102 - ORLANDO/MUNICH/ROME, - The tri-national Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) has successfully completed certification testing for its advanced Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe
(IFF) system at Pratica di Mare Air Force Base in Italy.
The TS-4530/UPM radar test set (NSN 6625-01-483-1794, LIN T99847, PN 50-1045-70) for identification friend or foe
(IFF) testing will soon require an upgrade for Mode S (Enhanced) and Mode 5 Crypto.
DTRA's 49-day acquisition effort to develop and field the Rapid Identification Friend or Foe
(RIFF) Test Kit was a remarkable accomplishment considering that the DTRA program manager had no formal requirements, no budget, no formal program office, and no assigned personnel.
Phil Dawson, head of Successor Identification Friend or Foe
(SIFF) programmes at Raytheon, said: "This technology is a vitally important part of the UK's defence policy.
The SIFF system - Successful Identification Friend or Foe
- uses sophisticated technology to bounce a signal from a transmitter to a receiver and back.
The Ministry of Defence has since spent pounds 400 million on a new Identification Friend or Foe
(IFF) system but it has been criticised.
In 1992, our predecessors concluded that the department should redouble its efforts to secure an agreed approach to procuring what was then known as an identification friend or foe
system,'' the report said.