friend or foe


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friend or foe

a friend or an enemy. I can't tell whether Jim is friend or foe. "Who goes there? Friend or foe?" asked the sentry.
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This updated module provides full encryption of friend or foe inquiries and replies, enabling aircraft to transmit their identity securely and allowing pilots to quickly identify possible threats beyond visible range.
Even with new sensor and electro-optical technology, the primary means of identifying armored vehicles during Operation Desert Storm was still visual, and the ultimate decision as to whether a vehicle was a friend or foe was still made by humans.
Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF) announced today that it has received a contract award from the Boeing Company (Seattle, Washington) for the AN/UPX-40(V) Mark XIIA Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) interrogator subsystem for the U.
for the AN/UPX-40 Mark XIIA/Mode S Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) common module interrogator.
Non-visible light emission, also known as near infrared (NIR), helps armed forces with Identification, Friend or Foe (IFF).
Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) systems are the primary means of aircraft identification in Air Defense operations.
The Republic of Slovakia has signed a contract with BAE Systems to upgrade its national Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) system.
BAE SYSTEMS CNIR is a prime contractor in the defense/aerospace industry and the world's leading producer of Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) products.
The AIMS antenna group is comprised of an antenna, antenna position programmer and a below-deck control unit used to locate and identify aircraft as friend or foe.
6 million contract to provide Advanced Identification Friend or Foe (AIFF) equipment for the Air Force's F-16C "Fighting Falcon" aircraft.
Dennis Sunshine, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Bruce Reissman, Chief Operating Officer commented, "This order for additional Data Entry Display Devices demonstrates our continuing ability to provide quality and reliable hardware that support the latest generation of Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) systems.
BAE SYSTEMS North America announced its Advanced Systems business recently received $40 million in two new Identification Friend or Foe systems contracts.
AIMS is the military acronym for an air traffic control radar beacon system which incorporates Identification, Friend or Foe (IFF) technology to allow military users to quickly differentiate between allied and unknown or enemy weapon systems platforms.
5 million (USD) contract award from the United States Air Force Warner Robins Air Logistics Center to upgrade their entire US fleet of Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft with the latest Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) receiver-transmitter technology.
Signal Technology Corporation ("Signal") (Nasdaq: STCO), a leading provider of electronics components and subsystems for wireless communications in the commercial, defense and space markets, today announced that its Keltec Division has been awarded an initial production contract for its APX-111 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) power supplies.