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Telephonics' IFF for Korean naval programmes

9th August 2019 - 13:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Telephonics Corporation has been awarded a $22.8 million contract from Huneed Technologies for its AN/UPX-44 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) system, the company announced on 8 August.

The system will support Republic of Korea naval modernisation programmes.

Telephonics' next generation AN/UPX-44 will include Mode 5 capabilities allowing for expanded data handling transmissions without increasing interference.

Kevin McSweeney, Telephonics president, said: ‘The AN/UPX-44 is part of a family of IFF systems that is ready to meet the demands of the Republic of Korea Mode 5 naval modernisation programme. As we continue to grow our global presence, we are proud to be partnered with Huneed Technologies and look forward to supporting future pursuits together.’

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