Written by Dr. Jim Davis, Director of Policy & Regulatory Affairs at uAvionix, featured at Military Embedded Systems. The idea of combat ID or IFF is to provide a warfighter with a means of instantly determining if an encountered entity is friendly or hostile. With aircraft, the specific technology employed is an IFF transponder.
ADS-B OUT (on manned aircraft) + ADS-B IN (on UAS) = Safer Skies
uAvionix announces development and testing of skyLink CNPC radio for UAS and UAM
uAvionix Corporation, the leading Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) avionics solution provider, announced the introduction of PingStation™ – an all-weather, networkable ADS-B receiver for low and high altitude aircraft surveillance. PingStation is robust enough to be permanently mounted outdoors in harsh environmental conditions and small enough to be used as a mobile asset for roaming operations.
See ping the world's smallest and lightest ADS-B transceivers and receivers at Interdrone in Las Vegas.