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Why Griffon Selected a Sagetech IFF Transponder for Defense Applications

Sagetech’s MX12B Mode 5 IFF Transponder provided a full suite of accessories to allow easy integration and testing on the bench, ideal when working to test Air and Missile Defense Systems Feature Article by Sagetech Avionics
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Why Griffon Selected a Sagetech Transponder for Defense ApplicationsThe Mode 5 IFF Transponder MX12B from Sagetech is marketed as the world’s first certified small Mode 5 IFF transponder, packing all the latest required functionality into a micro package. Read more >>

When Griffon Aerospace was selected by the U.S. Army to test Air and Missile Defense Systems, they required a low SWaP, certified, turn-key Mode 5 IFF transponder solution with custom engineering and quick turnarounds for swift integration.

While the full details are outlined in the original article, turning to Sagetech’s MX12B seemed the obvious choice for a variety of reasons:

  • MX12B offered more integrated features and benefits at a lower total cost of ownership vs. the competition
  • Sagetech provided seamless customersupport
  • Provided custom components for an easy plug and play for Griffon’s engineers
  • Full suite of accessories to allow easy integration and testing on the bench
  • Fully compliant with DOD AIMS Mk XIIB specification

Griffon Aerospace completed the work and delivered an MQM-171 Broadsword and MQM-170 Outlaw UAS targets for the service branch’s targets management office and other customers from the U.S. Department of Defense.

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