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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Brazilian Air Force to Add Thales Avionics Upgrades

The Brazilian Air Force fleet of in-service A1M fighter jets and E-99 AEW surveillance aircraft will be retrofitted with new Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponder upgrades from Thales. 
Embraer selected Thales to supply its TSC 2030 and TSC 2050 transponders to a total of 48 aircraft operated by the Brazilian Air Force. 
IFF transponders provide an identification capability compliant with secure identification modes used by NATO forces, including Modes 4 and 5.


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