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Tech Brief: Integrating Mode 5 IFF Transponders into UAS

By Caroline Rees / 14 Dec 2020

Mode 5 IFF Transponder UAS Implementation

Sagetech has released a tech brief that discusses the current and future Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponder requirements for UAS, and also provides technical considerations for engineers when creating a system for Identify Friend or Foe applications.

Read the full tech brief on Sagetech’s website >

Traditionally-sized Mode 5 IFF transponders are used in manned aircraft, however smaller UAV airframes (down to class 2) present integration challenges and so new solutions are required for a successful Mode 5 IFF transponder implementation.

In this article, Sagetech highlight a number of basic requirements that should be considered, including: size and weight, power output, ADS-B In and Out, and certifications.

Read the full tech brief on the Sagetech website >

Integrating Mode 5 IFF Transponders into UAS

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Posted by Caroline Rees Caroline co-founded Unmanned Systems Technology and has been at the forefront of the business ever since. With a Masters Degree in marketing Caroline has her finger on the pulse of all things unmanned and is committed to showcasing the very latest in unmanned technical innovation. Connect & Contact