Identification Friend or Foe
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has signed a $24.3 million contract modification with Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' Unmanned Systems Division (USD) to exercise an option for the low-rate initial production of the Subsonic Aerial Target BQM-177A and technical data.
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. The Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) Next Generation Identification Friend or Foe (NGIFF) program office has completed the first installation of the AN/UPX-40 system on an operational AWACS aircraft at Tinker AFB, Okla.The Identification Friend of Foe (IFF) system retains legacy capabilities, but includes Mode 5 Interrogation enhancements.
BETHPAGE, N.Y. Northrop Grumman engineers will be upgrading the three E-2C Hawkeyes owned and operated by the French navy as part of a $34.5 million U.S. Navy contract. Modifications will include an upgraded Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) system to increase commonality and interoperability with the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft of the U.S. Navy