Viavi IFF-45 TS MK XIIA TACAN Bench Test Set

  • Manufacturer: VIAVI
  • SKU: IFF-45TS

RF Signal Simulator

The Viavi 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.

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Viavi IFF-45 TS MK XIIA TACAN Bench Test Set Product Description

MK XIIA/TACAN Bench Test Set

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.

Replies and interrogations can be individually configured to support testing requirements. ADS-B Out testing monitors ADS-B, TIS-B, ADS-R and Acquisition squitters. The IFF-45TS emulates either a TACAN ground transponder or a TACAN airborne interrogator, providing six TACAN test modes.

Viavi IFF-45TS Features

  • 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

Application

  • Engineering – Development and qualification testing for MK XIIA, ADS-B Beacon, and TACAN equipment
  • Manufacturing - factory calibration and verification testing
  • Depot/Service - Level 1/2, return-toservice testing
  • Support for DO-260B, AIMS 03-1000B, Amendment 1 and DO-181E certification testing
  • Over-the-air platform testing of MK XIIA equipment including Mode 5, ADS-B beacons and TACAN interrogators
  • Industry-wide use for development and end item testing of transponders and interrogators

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