radar beacon


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a device that, on receiving radar signals, transmits coded signals in response to help navigators determine their position

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During the July 1943 Allied landings in Sicily, American airborne and British airborne and SAS units employed early forms of radar beacon technology.
The Lancaster division will deliver key radar beacon components for the F/A-18E/F fighter aircraft.
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.
Based on the technology of the civilian TLS(R) Transponder Landing System, the Rhino provides precision tracking and guidance based on interrogations of the radar beacon transponder inside the aircraft.
This system offers a multiple receiver/transmitter architecture that provides automatic identification and three-dimensional position reports for aircraft and ground vehicles equipped with Mode S and conventional Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System (ATCRBS) transponders.
Based on the technology of the civilian TLS(TM) Transponder Landing System, the Rhino provides precision tracking and guidance based on interrogations of the radar beacon transponder inside the aircraft.
The ATCBI-6, with Mode S selective addressing capability, replaces aging civil air traffic control radar beacon systems used by the FAA to obtain information from en route aircraft, including its identification, altitude, airspeed and direction.
Based on the technology of the civilian TLS(TM) Transponder Landing System, the Firefly system provides precision tracking and guidance based on interrogations of the radar beacon transponder inside the aircraft.
The ATCBI-6 replaces aging civil air traffic control radar beacon systems used by the FAA to obtain information from en route aircraft including its identification, altitude, airspeed and direction.
2 million contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation and the production of eight AN/UPM-147 Radar Beacon Test Sets, which test aircraft radar beacons on fighters and wide body transport aircraft, for the San Antonio Air Logistics Center in Texas.
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