radar transponder

radar transponder

[′rā‚där tranz′pän·dər]
(navigation)
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There have been other claims that because a radar transponder on the St Phelim failed, the HMS Penelope on an exercise mistook the aircraft for a target drone.
It interacts with an aircraft's radar transponder to determine the plane's identity, altitude and position.
However, there has been no attempt to enhance the adhesive bond between radar transponder and wire.
Investigators suspect the aircraft's radar transponder was turned off at about that time.
According to the company, SSR is used to send a message to an aircraft equipped with a radar transponder and collect information that allows air traffic controllers to identify, track and measure the location of that particular airplane.
In addition to replacing the antenna, Northrop Grumman will modify the B-2 defensive management system and the radar transponder to support the change in operating frequency.
Military and large commercial aircraft are the easy part of the problem, because they generally fly by instrument flight rules, which require them to be in constant contact with an air traffic controller (ATC) and have an actively operating radar transponder. In the US, however, ATC contact is only required in heavily traveled areas.
It appears that the Russian aircraft's radar transponder signals were not received by the air traffic control nor by the collision warning system of the Finnair aircraft and as a result, the Finnair pilot was warned only five seconds before the two aircraft flew past each other.
Contract Awarded for: NCA wishes to conclude a framework agreement for delivery within the purchase of radar transponder / racon / beacon to be used as a navigation aid.
Announcement of competition: NCA wishes to conclude a framework agreement for delivery within the purchase of radar transponder / racon / beacon to be used as a navigation aid.
To send a message to an aircraft equipped with a radar transponder, the SSR is used and also to collect information which allows air traffic controllers to identify, track and measure the location of that particular airplane.