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IFF technology aims for a safer battlefield

Updated: Apr 27, 2023

As most military conflicts involve joint, coalition, and interagency players, having one technology to help all friendly forces identify the full spectrum of hostile drone platforms is a game changer. The advent of multi-platform unmanned aerial system (UAS) identification technology will enable U.S. service members and coalition partners to more readily determine if an inbound UAS is friend or foe, allowing them to react before it’s too late.


Topics: unmanned aircraft systems; UAS; challenges; enemy UAS; rules of engagement; law of armed conflict; Identify Friend or Foe; IFF; command-and-control; C2; transponders; Sagetech Avionics; MXXIIB transponder; certification

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