identification, friend or foe


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identification, friend or foe

A device that emits a signal positively identifying it as a friendly. Also called IFF. See also air defense.
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As the world's leading producer of Identification, Friend or Foe products, Advanced Systems currently produces military interrogators and transponders for airborne, shipboard, and air defense applications worldwide, and maintains a long history in the design, development and manufacturing of military communications, electronic identification, displays, antennas, and anti-submarine warfare products.
Designated the OE-120/UPX, the AIMS antenna group is a significant part of the AIMS (Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System, Identification, Friend or Foe, MKXII, System used on CG 47 Class Cruisers, DDG 51 Destroyers and LHD 1 Class Helicopter Assault Ships.
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