To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Open menu Search

ADEX 2013: Raytheon completes initial delivery of Surion IFF transponder

28th October 2013 - 08:51 GMT | by Darren Lake in Seoul


On the eve of ADEX 2013, Raytheon announced it has completed the first delivery of APX-119 identification friend or foe (IFF) transponders for the Republic of Korea Army's Korean Aerospace International (KAI) Surion helicopter.

The IFF transponders provide military aircraft with a secure combat identification capability to reduce fratricide and enhance situational awareness, in addition to providing safe access to civilian airspace.

KAI jointly designed and built the Surion helicopter with the assistance of Eurocopter. The $1.3 billion development contract has lasted six years. In March this year, South Korea’s defence procurement agency announced that the helicopter had completed

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

Read full bio

Share to