15 December 1965
DATE: 1 July 1964
ITEM NAME: RADAR EQUIPMENT
COGNIZANT SERVICE: USN
FEDERAL STOCK NUMBER:
STATUS OR TYPE CLASSIFICATION
Mfg(s) Name or Code Number: Packard-Bell, Hazeltine Electronics Corp., Stewart-Warner Corp.
and airborne radars.
Two supplementary purposes of the equipment are:
The primary purpose of Radar Set AN/APX-6 is to
Two provide two separate channels for the identification
enable the airplane in which it is installed, to identify
of specific friendly airplanes among many friendly
itself automatically as friendly whenever it is properly
planes, and to provide means for transmitting a special
challenged by suitable equipped friendly surface
reply referred to as "emergency".