Accession Number : ADD006171

Title :   Battlefield IFF System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Prickett,Michael J ; Humpherys,Bernarr H

Report Date : 13 Mar 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A battlefield identification friend or foe (BIFF) system comprising a radar unit including a switch for selectively connecting an interrogation encoder to the modulator of a radar unit and a response decoder also located at the radar site. At a remote station is a transponder which includes an interrogation decoder which, when properly interrogated, activates the transponder/transmitter which then transmits a coded response message. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *IFF systems, Radar transmitters, Coding

Subject Categories : Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE