15 December 1965
DATE: 1 July 1964
ITEM NAME: RADAR TRANSPONDER BEACON
COGNIZANT SERVICE: USN
FEDERAL STOCK NUMBER: 5895-265-7258
STATUS OR TYPE CLASSIFICATION
Mfg(s) Name or Code Number: General Electric Company
which it is installed. Ultra-high frequency pulses, which
set its circuits into operation are received from radar
The AN/APN-7 is designed for installation in
equipment. It modifies these pulses by changing their
heavier-than-air aircraft, and operates in the "S" band of
duration and amplitude, and then transmits them to the
frequencies, approximately 3300 megacycles.
radar equipment transmitting the original pulses.
purpose Is to establish the identity) of the aircraft in