friend or foe


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friend or foe

An ally or an enemy. Is this character in the story friend or foe? They really haven't given us enough details about him.
See also: friend

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.
See also: friend
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As well as being a chance to hear his Friend or Foe album - which includes the self-titled hit single, as well as Desperate But Not Serious - all the way through, audiences will also be treated to classic hits, plus rarities and his own personal favourites.
On the battlefield, armored vehicle recognition requires determining whether a vehicle is friend or foe and forms an important step in a conceptual model of target engagement.
Responses were made by pushing one of two buttons, designated as friend or foe, on a Fulcrum Computer Products trackball.
The Air Force initially awarded General Dynamics an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for the Identification Friend or Foe cryptographic modules in 2010.
Certification by the US Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System Identification Friend or Foe Mark XII/XIIA System Program Office is a milestone for the MEADS programme.
PUNTER'S FRIEND OR FOE? Foe - aside from the weather, Cyprus is an awful place
PUNTER'S FRIEND OR FOE? Foe - while Tbilisi has its charms, it is difficult and expensive to fly into
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.
I take offense at Jim David's calling DC Comics a foe in his Friend or Foe? piece.
This Statement of Work (SOW) identifies the engineering support services that are required to integrate the Mark XIIA Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe capabilities into MH-60R/S, AH-1Z, UH-1Y, E-2C, E-2D, C-2A, P-3, H-53, MV-22, F/A-18C/D/E/F, EA-18G, VH-60N, VH-3D, MQ-8B platforms and additional naval air platforms as the funding and requirements are secured.
Reportedly, 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 (MEADS) Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) 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.
A contract worth 3 million Euros has been secured by the Selex ES from the NATO Support Agency (NSPA) to provide four SIR-M5-E New Generation Interrogator Friend or Foe (NGIFF) systems for long range platforms.
Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System Identification Friend or Foe Mark XII/XIIA System (AIMS) Program Office is a significant accomplishment for the MEADS program.
DALO is seeking to establish an framework agreement to include a Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) systems including transponder and interrogator, for the Danish Navy THETIS-class with a capability to conduct safe operations with helicopters and supporting fixed wing A/C in survaillance role in general and in NATO operations.