GR-8453 IFF Interrogator

The GR-8453 IFF Interrogator is an advanced long-range IFF interrogator system for the next generation air-defense early warning system. It is designed for mobile applications specially, but it can be installed on shipborne or stationary early warning systems also.

Key features

  • AIMS certified
  • Advanced processing capability
  • Provides a plug-and-play upgrade on almost platforms
  • Advanced target processing and mechanical packaging
  • Growth to Mode 5 with encryption device

Advantages

  • Operates simultaneously in Modes 1, 2, 3/A, C, 4, 5; provides IDENT and emergency reply codes
  • National Secure Mode (NSM) operation via integrated crypto module
  • Mode S compatible
  • Mono-pulse target processing
  • Single-box solution for Tx/Rx and reply evaluator
  • MTBF 4,000 hours.

GR-8453 IFF Integrator operates in conjunction with the primary radar. The system is suitable for all AEW, ASW, and SAR applications and can be integrated with a variety of radar systems.

GR-8453 IFF Interrogator represents the most technically advanced, compact and lightweight interrogator available for airborne, long-range and shipboard IFF. Designed as a replacement for the old version of airborne interrogator, the GR-8453 has been selected by many international Air Forces as part of their platforms.

It provides the advanced processing capability to rapidly identify friendly targets. The system is designed with a DSP and FPGA technology that enables maximum system flexibility and supports practical upgrades.

Extensive use of these technologies allow configuration of system interfaces to a variety of platform applications.

AEW - Airborne Early Warning
ASW - Anti-Submarine Warfare
SAR - Synthetic Aperture Radar

General Specifications

Operation modeMode 1, 2, 3/A, C, 4, 5
Transmitter frequency1030±0.02MHz
Transmit duty cycleMax. 2%
RF powerPeak power 250W±2dB (2 channels)
Pulse repeat periodMin. 2.5ms
Receiver frequency1090±0.5MHz
Receiver sensitivity-79dBm (measured at front panel)
Dynamic range> 60dB
Range> 200Km
Range accuracy< 75m
Range resolution< 150m
Azimuth accuracy< 2°
Azimuth resolution< 12°
Dimensions236mm x 152mm x 207mm
Weight< 10Kg
Current consumptionDV27V/80W
Remote controlRS-232/422/485, Ethernet

GR-8453 IFF Interrogator Set

  • IFF Interrogator1pcGR-8453
  • 4 Way Power Cable1pcA8453-PC04
  • 5 Way Control and Data Cable1pcA8453-DC05
  • 9 Way Data Cable1pcA8453-DC09
  • 12 Way Data Cable1pcA8453-DC12
  • Interrogator Antenna1pcA8453-ANT
  • Antenna Cable (SUM)1pcA8453-AC01
  • Antenna Cable (DIFF)1pcA8453-AC02
  • User Manual1copyA8453-UM01

OPTION

  • Rugged PC for Programming1pcCF-19
  • 320W Power Supply Unit1pcGA-34A
  • Installation Kit1pcA8453-IK01

Mobile IFF Interrogator System Configuration

A8453-ANT Interrogator Antenna

Is installed on top of long range radar antenna of air-defense system. There are SUM and DIFF channels to measure azimuth and support side lobe suppression (SLS).

A8453-PC04 4 Way Power Cable

Is a power cable to supply DC27V to IFF interrogator. The cable connects to IFF interrogator with 4 way MS class connector (J1) which is very strong in rough environments.

A8453-DC05 5 Way Control and Data Cable

Is an rugged flexible cable with 5 way MS class connector/2m length used to control the IFF interrogator by controller. It is connected between GR-8453 J2 connector and controllers like computers.

A8453-DC09 9 Way Data Cable

Is an rugged flexible cable with 9 way MS class connector/2m length used to transmit ARP, ACP, Sync signals. It is connected between GR-8453 J3 connector and data sources like long range surveillance radars.

A8453-DC12 12 Way Data Cable

Is the rugged flexible cable with 12 way MS class connector/2m length used for reservation to connect GR-8453 IFF interrogator J4. It can be used to reserve the control and data for future operation.

A8453-AC01 Antenna Cable (SUM)

Is RF cable with TNC type connectors which will be used to connect SUM channel of GR-8453 IFF Interrogator and SUM channel of A8453-ANT Interrogator antenna.

A8453-AC02 Antenna Cable (DIFF)

Is RF cable with TNC type connectors which will be used to connect DIFF channel of GR-8453 IFF Interrogator and DIFF channel of A8453-ANT Interrogator antenna.

A8453-UM01 User Manual

Is a field reference user manual for GR-8453 IFF Interrogator system.

CF-53 Panasonic rugged PC

14” LED display, sun-light viewable, multitouch, magnesium alloy case, drop and spill resistant, Intel CPU, LAN/232C/USB/ Bluetooth

GA-34A 320W Power Supply Unit

This is 320W AC-DC/DC-DC converter to supply power into GR-series mobile radio system. It supports very high efficiency, overvoltage protection, polarity protection.

A8453-IK01 Installation Kit

Is the installation kit to install GR-8453 IFF interrogator on mobile station. Its function is fixing, sock-absorb, anti-vibration etc. It is very easy to install on any mobile station.

GR-8454 IFF Transponder

The GR-8454 IFF Transponder is the military standard transponder for all retrofit and new product applications. It is designed for any type of airplanes like fixed-wing and rotary-wing fighters.

Key features

  • Integrated IFF/Mode 1, 2, 3/A, C, 4, 5
  • Cost effective
  • Ensures Flight Safety
  • Secure ID
  • Compact System
  • Optional Compact Control Panel

Advantages

  • Operates simultaneously in Modes 1, 2, 3/A, C, 4, 5; provides IDENT and emergency reply codes
  • National Secure Mode (NSM) operation via integrated crypto module
  • Mode S compatible
  • Single-box solution for Tx/Rx and reply evaluator
  • MTBF 4,000 hours.

General Specifications

Operation mode Mode1, 2, 3/A, C, 4, 5
Transmitter frequency1090±0.1MHz
Transmit duty cycleMax. 1%
RF PowerPeak power 500W±2dB
Receiver frequency1030±0.5MHz
Receiver sensitivity< -74dBm (measured at front panel)
Dynamic range> 60dB
Dimensions236mm x 152mm x 207mm
Weight< 8Kg
Current consumptionDV27V/40W
Remote controlRS-232/422/485, Ethernet

GR-8454 IFF Transponder operates in conjunction with the all kinds of aircraft. In addition to single antenna configuration system, the system uses two antenna system operation. One antenna will be installed on top of aircraft and another one is under the aircraft, so all signals can be received in any direction. The system is suitable for all new and legacy aircrafts and can be integrated with a variety of aircraft systems.

GR-8454 IFF Transponder represents the most technically advanced, compact and lightweight transponder available for airborne, long-range and shipboard IFF. Designed as a replacement for the old version of airborne transponder, the GR-8454 has been selected by many international Air Forces as part of their platforms.

It provides the advanced processing capability to rapidly identify friendly targets. The system is designed with a DSP and FPGA technology that enables maximum system flexibility and supports practical upgrades.

Extensive use of these technologies allow configuration of system interfaces to a variety of platform applications.

GR-8454 IFF Transponder Set

  • IFF Transponder1pcGR-8454
  • Transponder Antenna1pcA8454-ANT
  • Antenna Cable (Top)1pcA8454-AC01
  • Antenna Cable (Bottom)1pcA8454-AC02
  • Remote Control Unit1pcA8454-RCU
  • 5 Way Control Cable (RCU)1pcA8454-DC05
  • 4 Way Power Cable1pcA8454-PC04
  • 9 Way Data Cable (GPS, Altitude)1pcA8454-DC09
  • 12 Way Data Cable (Reserve)1pcA8454-DC12
  • User Manual1copyA8454-UM01

OPTION

  • Rugged PC for Programming1pcCF-19
  • Barometer1pc
  • GPS Receiver1pc
  • 320W Power Supply Unit1pcGA-34A
  • Installation Kit1pcA8453-ITK01

A8454-ANT Transponder Antenna

Is the transponder antenna to install on top/bottom of the aircrafts. Totally 2 antennas will be installed on the aircraft body (One is on top of aircraft, another on bottom of aircraft to support full communication with Interrogator.

A8454-AC01 Antenna Cable(Top)

Is RF cable with TNC type connectors which will be connected with GR-8454 IFF Transponder and top transponder antenna A8454-ANT.

A8454-AC02 Antenna Cable(Bottom)

Is RF cable with TNC type connectors which will be connected with GR-8454 IFF Transponder and bottom transponder antenna A8454-ANT.

A8454-RCU Remote Control Unit(RCU)

Is an active extension of the front panel controls of the GR-8454 IFF Transponder. It will be installed in cockpit of aircraft. It is connected with GR-8454 IFF Transponder with A8454-DC05 5 way control cable (RCU).

A8454-DC05 5 Way Control Cable(RCU)

Is an rugged flexible cable with 5 way MS class connector/2m length used to control the IFF Transponder by controller. It is connected between GR-8454 J2 connector and controllers like computers.

A8454-PC04 4 Way Power Cable

Is a power cable to supply DC27V to IFF Transponder. The cable connects to IFF Transponder with 4 way MS class connector (J1) which is very strong in rough environments.

A8454-DC09 9 Way Data Cable(GPS/Altitude)

Is an rugged flexible cable with 9 way MS class connector/2m length used to transmit ARP, ACP, Sync signals. It is connected between GR-8454 J3 connector and data sources like long range surveillance radars.

A8454-DC12 12 Way Data Cable(Reserve)

Is the rugged flexible cable with 12 way MS class connector/2m length used for reservation to connect GR-8454 IFF transponder J4. It can be used to reserve the control and data for future operation.

A8454-UM01 User Manual

Is a field reference user manual for GR-8454 IFF Transponder system.

CF-53 Panasonic rugged PC

14” LED display, sun-light viewable, multitouch, magnesium alloy case, drop and spill resistant, Intel CPU, LAN/232C/USB/ Bluetooth

Barometer

Is an instrument measuring atmospheric pressure, used especially in forecasting and determine altitude in aircraft. Normally IFF transponder uses the installed barometer in aircraft, but it will be used for testing purpose.

GPS Receiver

Is a GPS navigation device which is capable to receiving information from GPS satellites, then to calculate the device’s geographical position. Normally IFF transponder will use the position information from aircrafts, but this will be used for testing.

GA-34A Power Supply Unit

It is 320W power supply unit to supply power into GR-series mobile system. It supports very high efficiency, over-voltage protection, polarity protection.

A8454-IK01 Installation Kit

Is the installation kit to install GR-8454 IFF transponder on aircraft. Its function is fixing, sock-absorb, anti-vibration etc. It is very easy to install on any aircrafts.