Mode S radar

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Term Mode S radar
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SSR Mode S

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"A co-operative surveillance and communication system that has been designed as an evolutionary improvement to the existing SSR system. With a Mode S radar, only one scheduled surveillance interrogation and one reply are required on every antenna scan to accurately track the aircraft. Each aircraft reply has a unique 24 bit mode S address permanently associated with the aircraft."

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