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HENSOLDT delivers advanced Identification-Friend-or-Foe (IFF) technology to South Korean armed forces

Globally renowned sensor solutions specialist, HENSOLDT will bring its latest technology capabilities in Identification-Friend-or-Foe (IFF) into the upcoming IFF modernisation programme of the South Korean armed forces.
HENSOLDT was awarded by the renowned South Korean defence company, LIG Nex1, two contracts worth approximately €10 million, to deliver 20 MSSR 2000 ID secondary radars, including test equipment and related services.
Identification-Friend-or-Foe (IFF) systems
The Identification-Friend-or-Foe (IFF) systems will be integrated into a number of coastal surveillance and air surveillance radars, in order to improve their ability to distinguish hostile from friendly forces (identification-friend- or-foe, IFF).
IFF systems, so-called secondary surveillance radars (SSR), precisely identify aircraft by automatically sending interrogation signals, which are answered by so-called transponders on-board friendly aircraft. Thus, IFF enables field commanders to quickly dist…