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.
A host of radio-based approaches such as Omega, Loran-C, the VHF Omnidirectional Range, TACAN and the Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System, all loosely based on various DF schemes, have come into being.
Scenarios include the self-protection jammer, stand-off jamming and both ground-based and airborne radar beacon installations.
Designated the OE-120( )/UPX, the AIMS antenna group is a significant part of the AIMS -- an acronym for Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System, Identification, Friend or Foe, MKXII, System.
Open Competition: Construction and installation work for the installation of the radiobeacon landing system SP-200 with MCP-321 on Runway-2 for the project "Reconstruction and modernization of ATC complex, RTOP and Telecommunications Ufa airport, including equipment monopulse secondary radar Beacon Landing Systems , an integrated simulator, KSA PIVP, classroom, switching system voice messages aerodrome radar system, Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan "
The ATCBI-6 program will replace aging civil air traffic control radar beacon systems used by the FAA to obtain information from an en route aircraft, including its identification, altitude, airspeed and direction.
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.
Current FAA plans call for replacing up to 150 air traffic control radar beacon systems (ATCRBS) with new monopulse secondary surveillance radars.
The AIMS system includes the OE-120/UPX antenna, a circular array of 64 radiating elements that provides Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon, Identification Friend or Foe, and MKXII systems.
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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