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Common Transponders Perform Uncommon Role in Preventing ‘Friendly Fire’

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APX-117, APX-118 transponders Article closed. Identification friend or foe (IFF) systems enable forces to recognize friendly aircraft, surface vessels, and submarines to avoid inadvertent firing on friendly forces. The technology, in use since World War II, has two main components: interrogators, which ask the questions, and transponders, which provide the responses. BAE Systems supplies its […]

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