Certified UAV Communications, Navigation, Surveillance, and Combat ID Solutions

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uAvionix was founded with the mission of bringing safety solutions to the unmanned aviation industry to aid in the integration of Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAV) into National Airspace Systems (NAS).

uAvionix offers low SWaP TSO-certified and uncertified avionics for civil UAS, Urban/Advanced Air Mobility (UAM/AAM), General Aviation (GA), airport surface vehicles, and tactical Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) markets. uAvionix is backed by investors at Playground Global and Airbus Ventures.

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Defense Solutions

Mode 5 Combat ID / IFF Solutions for Tactical UAV

Our RT-2087/ZPX IFF (Identification Friend or Foe) solutions provide secure Combat ID with Modes 1, 2, 3/A, C, S, and 5 interoperability for tactical UAS. The low-SWaP systems are installable on UAVs as small as Group 1 or Group 2.

mode 5 transponders for defense applications

Engineered to the highest standards, ZPX systems have been tested to meet rigorous environmental and performance specifications, with AIMs Mk XIIB certification pending. ZPX transponders are also compliant with civil airspace requirements as Mode S/1090ES ADS-B transponders, simplifying aircraft configurations.

All ZPX Transponders are crypto-appliqué compatible and contain internal crypto emulators to provide non-classified Mode 5 testing and demonstration capability.

IFF UAV Transponders

ZPX-B – IFF Mode 5 Transponder with Mode S and ADS-B (UAS Groups 1-5)

ZPX-B IFF Mode 5 Transponder with ADS-BZPX-B is the world’s lowest-SWaP Combat ID and Air Traffic Control surveillance transponder. Designed to satisfy IFF Transponder, Mode S, and ADS-B requirements, ZPX-B allows tactical UAS to operate in both battlefield conditions and controlled civil airspace.

The secure system can be combined with a micro-crypto appliqué for the latest NATO Mode 5 encryption capabilities. Options include an integrated ADS-B receiver and ethernet connectivity.

Specifications:

Size 83 x 47 x 12 mm
Weight 53 g
Power Consumption 3.5W continuous, 4W peak (8 ms max)
1090 MHz Transmit Power 250 W (54 dBm)

ZPX-C – IFF Mode 5 Diversity Transponder (UAS Groups 4-5)ZPX-C IFF Mode 5 Diversity Transponder

ZPX-C is a low-SWaP Combat ID and Air Traffic Control surveillance transponder with diversity designed to satisfy Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Transponder and Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast (ADS-B) requirements.

Featuring antenna diversity appropriate for Group 4 and 5 UAS and ADS-B IN for Detect and Avoid (DAA) functionality, the secure system can be combined with a micro-crypto appliqué for the latest NATO Mode 5 encryption capabilities.

Specifications:

Size 88 x 79 x 20 mm
Weight 100 g
Power Consumption 4W continuous, 5W peak (8 ms max)
1090 MHz Transmit Power 500 W (57 dBm)

IFF Receivers

ZPX-R – Passive ADS-B and Mode 5 IFF ReceiverZPX-R Passive Mode 5 IFF Receiver