HAL delivers IFF-1410 transponder for Indian Navy P8-I maritime aircraft

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    Apr 25, 2012
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    HYDERABAD: Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL-Avionics Division) today handed over to the Indian Navy, the indigenised first production unit of Identification of Friend or Foe (IFF-1410) transponder for the Boeing P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft, which completed its initial flight recently.

    HAL has successfully designed, developed and obtained production clearance for the supply of IFF-1410 transponder, which is also under evaluation and trials for Jaguar aircraft's Darin III upgrade as well as HAL's HJT-36 Sitara, a subsonic intermediate jet trainer aircraft, according to HAL's Deputy General Manager (HR) D V S Raju.

    At present, HAL Hyderabad Division's focus is on demonstrating a Combined Interrogator Transponder(CIT) MK XII system by mid-June 2013, besides the development of a production equivalent prototype of a software-defined radio which is also scheduled to be demonstrated by the same deadline.

    HAL Hyderabad is also in the process of introducing a new generation of avionics including navigation equipment, datalink equipment, radio altimeters, radio communication equipment, Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars for future aircraft and helicopter programmes like Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA), Multirole Transport Aircraft (MTA) as well as Hindustan Turbo Trainer-40 (HTT-40), an official release said.


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