The Turkish defense giant Aselsan introduced a recognition system to the Turkish Air Forces, enabling fast and accurate identification of friend or foe (IFF) platforms through a query and response method.

The Presidency of Defense Industries and Aselsan signed a contract in 2018 to meet the needs of air and navy commands, and for development of systems of IFF Mode 5/S transponder (transmitter-responder), short-medium range interrogator, long-range interrogator, combined interrogator-transponder systems, and also for their mass production, and combination with other platforms.

As part of the agreement, integration of Aselsan’s IFF Mode 5/S transponder devices to the F-16

Read more: Turkey: Aselsan introduces recognition system for F-16s