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IFF-45TS

MK XIIA/TACAN Bench Test Set

Manufacturer:
Aeroflex Test Solutions

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Solution Type: Xpdr/TCAS > Bench

The IFF-45TS Transponder / Interrogator / TACAN Bench Test Set is an RF signal simulator that provides support for AIMS Mark XIIA transponders and interrogators. It operates under remote control from a computer or ATE system and provides versatile signal generation and measurement capability of Mark XIIA system signals in bench and over-the-air applications. Typical applications include:

  • Support for engineering development of Mark XIIA equipment (Mode 5)
  • Manufacturing ATE for Mark XIIA equipment
  • Support for AIMS 03-1000 and DO-181 certification testing Over-the-air testing of Mark XIIA equipment
  • Test range to 3 km with appropriate antennas
  • Ramp testing of installed equipment performance
Now with ADS-B Out (DO-260B) test capability



  • MK XIIA AIMS certified for Level 1 and Level 2
  • Accommodates DOD AIMS 04-900A Option A (KIV-78) and Option B (KIV-77)
  • Dual I/O for diversity testing of transponders or SUM/DIFFERENCE on interrogators
  • Separate connections for direct or over-the-air testing
  • Software defined radio design allows waveform flexibility and future growth potential
  • Dual signal generator design allows coordinated signal production for interference and echo testing
  • Remote interfaces consist of RS-232, Ethernet and GPIB
  • Aeroflex GUI allows easy access to test features
  • Industry wide use in development and end item testing of transponders and interrogators