Accession Number : ADD014439

Title :   Three Hundred and Sixty Degree IFF Video Resynchronizer Unit.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 28 Jun 82, patented 16 Dec 86,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Callahan, Patrick O , Jr

Report Date : 16 Dec 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : A 360 deg IFF video resynchronizer unit for storing pertinent data such as the range, the code, the IFF mode and the azimuth for each reply from associated transponders is disclosed. The 360 deg IFF video resynchronizer unit is also configured for interfacing with one of a plurality of interrogator subsystems associated with a plurality of radar systems having multiple antennas so as to backup any one of the plurality of interrogator subsystems with a single 360 deg IFF video resynchronizer unit. In addition, any number of the plurality of interrogator subsystems can be replaced with a single 360 deg IFF video resynchronizer unit when at least one of the plurality of interrogator subsystems is present. Patents. (jhd)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *SYNCHRONIZATION(ELECTRONICS), *VIDEO SIGNALS, *IFF SYSTEMS, INTERROGATORS, MULTIPLE BEAM ANTENNAS, RADAR EQUIPMENT, TRANSPONDERS

Subject Categories : Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE