List of military electronics of the United States

This page lists types of American military electronic instruments along with brief descriptions of them. Electronic items of this sort are assigned designations according to the Joint Electronics Type Designation System, beginning with the AN/ prefix. They are grouped below by the first designation letter following this prefix.


  • AN/AAA-4: Infrared System for F-4H, ACF, Inc., Avion Division.
  • AN/AAD-4: Forward Looking Infrared Detection Set (FLIR) manufactured by Texas Instruments, Inc.; used in AC-119G
  • AN/AAD-5: Infrared IR Reconnaissance Set Manufactured by Honeywell Aerospace Systems; RF-4C
  • AN/AAD-7: Forward Looking Infrared Detection Set (FLIR) manufactured by Texas Instruments, Inc.; used in AC-130-A,E,H
  • AN/AAQ-1: Spectrometer[1]
  • AN/AAQ-2: Aircraft pod-mounted FLIR system, aka "LITENING"
  • AN/AAQ-3: Aircraft Targeting System, aka "Sniper XR"
  • AN/AAQ-4: Infrared Countermeasures System; manufactured by Hallicrafters and by Northrop; used in B-66, EB-66C/E, B-52, RF-4C
  • AN/AAQ-5: FLIR Night Vision Sight; used in UH-1M, AH-1G
  • AN/AAQ-6: FLIR Electro-Optical Viewing System; manufactured by Hughes; used in B-52G/H
  • AN/AAQ-7: Laser Rangefinder System; used in AC-130A/H
  • AN/AAQ-8: IR Countermeasures Pod (development of AN/AAQ-4); manufactured by Hallicrafters and by Northrop; used with A-7D, F-4
  • AN/AAQ-9: FLIR Imaging Module; used in AN/AVQ-26; used in F-111, A-10, F-4, RF-4C
  • AN/AAQ-10: FLIR; used in HH-53H, MH-53J, MC-130E
  • AN/AAQ-11: PNVS (Pilot Night Vision Sensor) FLIR; manufactured by Lockheed Martin; used with AN/ASQ-170; used in AH-64
  • AN/AAQ-12: TADS, a turreted sensor pack designed for target acquisition, range-finding and target illumination for the use of laser-guided missiles[2]
  • AN/AAQ-13: aircraft pod-mounted radar and FLIR system, included in LANTIRN system
  • AN/AAQ-14: aircraft pod-mounted laser designation and FLIR system, included in LANTIRNsystem
  • AN/AAQ-19: Targeting Pod (downgraded AN/AAQ-14) "Sharpshooter"[3]
  • AN/AAQ-20: Navigation Pod (downgraded AN/AAQ-13) "Pathfinder"[3]
  • AN/AAQ-22: aircraft SAFIRE FLIR pod, Star
  • AN/AAQ-24: Directional Infrared Counter Measures
  • AN/AAQ-26: IR detection set for AC-130H/U
  • AN/AAQ-28: LITENING targeting pod
  • AN/AAQ-32: Internal FLIR Targeting System (IFTS) (F-16 Block 60)
  • AN/AAQ-33: Lockheed Martin Sniper XR targeting pod
  • AN/AAS-33A: Detection and Ranging System (DRS), manufactured by Hughes Aircraft Co., Electro-Optical & Data Systems Group, to be used with the A-6 TRAM all-weather, day/night weapons delivery system
  • AN/AAS-35 Laser target Identification Set (TISL); manufactured by Martin-Marietta] {Pave Penny}; A-10A
  • AN/AAQ-37: Distributed Aperture System (DAS), F-35 Lightning II Missile Approach Warning System
  • AN/AAQ-39: Electro-optical/infrared fire control system on Air Force Special Operations Command AC-130U Gunship[4]
  • AN/AAQ-40: F-35 Lightning II Electro-optical Targeting System[5]
  • AN/AAR-31: airborne radiation thermometer for naval applications
  • AN/AAR-34: Infrared (IR) Tracking & Missile Warning System (F-111)
  • AN/AAR-44: infrared warning receiver, hemispherical search for the heat plumes from missile launches; manufactured by Cincinnati Electronics
  • AN/AAR-47: aircraft missile-launch detector
  • AN/AAR-50: aircraft TINS navigation pod
  • AN/AAR-54: aircraft missile-launch detector (B-2, C-130)[6]
  • AN/AAR-56: F-22 missile approach warning system
  • AN/AAR-57: Common Missile Warning System (CMWS)[7][8]
  • AN/AAS-38: aircraft pod-mounted FLIR and laser designation system, Nite Hawk
  • AN/AAU-34:
  • AN/ADR-6: Army Aerial Radiac Meter, North American Rockwell
  • AN/AES-210/E: ESM and ELINT system.[9] Frequence range 0.5–18 GHz. For aircraft, helicopters, naval[10]
  • AN/AES-210/V: ESM and ELINT system for UAV.[10]
  • AN/AIC-14A: Intercommunication Set – provides internal and external communications for crew members
  • AN/AJQ-20A: F-111 inertial navigation set (INS), Litton
  • AN/ALE-28: F-111 countermeasures dispensing set, General Dynamics
  • AN/ALE-29: countermeasures chaff dispenser
  • AN/ALE-38/41: countermeasures chaff dispenser, 38 for USAF version, 41 for USN version[10]
  • AN/ALE-39: decoy dispensing system
  • AN/ALE-40: Counter Measure Dispenser System (CMDS) for fixed-wing aircraft[10]
  • AN/ALE-44: Counter Measures Set, Southwest Aerospace Corp.
  • AN/ALE-45: Counter Measures Dispensing System (CMD) (F-15)
  • AN/ALE-47: aircraft chaff/flare countermeasures dispenser
  • AN/ALE-50: aircraft passive ECM towed decoy
  • AN/ALE-52: Counter Measure Dispenser System (CMDS) (F-22)
  • AN/ALE-55: improved AN/ALE-50, ALE-55 Fiber-Optic Towed Decoy[10]
  • AN/ALQ-13: internal countermeasure set for F-15 aircraft
  • AN/ALQ-70: aircraft active ECM jamming system
  • AN/ALQ-73: aircraft active ECM jamming system
  • AN/ALQ-87: aircraft active ECM system, external pod, General Electric
  • AN/ALQ-91: communications jammer for F-14 Tomcat, internally-mounted, Sanders/Magnavox
  • AN/ALQ-94: aircraft combined pulse mode and CW deception and noise jammer (trackbreaker) with three subsystems covering low (E/F), mid (G/H) and high (I/J) bands with fore and, in some airframes, aft coverage mounted on F/EF-111A/E/F, Replaced by ALQ-137, Sanders Associates
  • AN/ALQ-98: noise jamming system carried by US Navy helicopters and intended to counter Soviet cruise missiles, internally mounted, General Instruments
  • AN/ALQ-99: Tactical Jamming System (TJS), aircraft active ECM jammer/deceiver for EA-6B. Raytheon ESD, Goleta, California (T-110B Band 7E Transmitter), AIL/AEL/IBM (Eaton/AIL Division, Deer Park, NY, Band 1 Transmitter), Grumman Aerospace Corporation (low band radomes)
  • AN/ALQ-100: aircraft active ECM system for Navy F-14 Tomcat, A-4 Skyhawk, A-7 Corsair II and EA-6 Prowler, internally mounted, Sanders Associates
  • AN/ALQ-101: aircraft active ECM system, Westinghouse
  • AN/ALQ-108: aircraft active ECM system (E-2C), Magnavox
  • AN/ALQ-117: aircraft active ECM system (B-52), ITT
  • AN/ALQ-119: aircraft active ECM system, external pod, Westinghouse
  • AN/ALQ-122: false-target generator intended to protect the B-52G and B-52H from SA-3 Goa missile system, and from the surveillance radar of Tu-126 Moss, Motorola
  • AN/ALQ-123: aircraft infrared countermeasures device (IR-jammer), Electro-Optical Systems Division of the Xerox Corporation, used on variety of military and civil aircraft to counter threat posed by MANPADS during descend/ascent flight phase[11]
  • AN/ALQ-126: aircraft active ECM pulsed trackbreaker, Sanders Associates
  • AN/ALQ-128: aircraft active ECM receiver used on F-15C/E
  • AN/ALQ-129: aircraft trackbreaker for Navy F-4 Phantom, F-14 Tomcat, and A-7 Corsair, internally mounted, ITT
  • AN/ALQ-130: aircraft active ECM system for Navy A-4 Skyhawk, A-6 Intruder, EA-6 Prowler, A-7 Corsair, and F-4 Phantom, intended to disrupt air-defence communications links, Cutler-Hammer AIL Division
  • AN/ALQ-131: aircraft active ECM system, external pod, Westinghouse
  • AN/ALQ-132: aircraft electro-optical EW system intended to confuse heat-seeking missiles, Sanders Associates
  • AN/ALQ-135: aircraft active ECM system, F-15 Internal Countermeasures Set, Northrop
  • AN/ALQ-136: aircraft radar jammer (helicopters), ITT
  • AN/ALQ-137: aircraft combined pulse mode and CW deception and noise jammer with three subsystems covering low (E/F), mid (G/H) and high (I/J) bands with fore and, in some airframes, aft coverage mounted on F/EF-111A/E/F, Replaced ALQ-94, Sanders Associates
  • AN/ALQ-140: aircraft infrared jammer for F-4 Phantom, internally mounted, Sanders Associates
  • AN/ALQ-142: ESM/SIGINT system for naval helicopters, part of LAMPS III system. Freq. range: 2–25 GHz[10]
  • AN/ALQ-144: aircraft infrared jammer for UH-1 and AH-1 helicopters, pod-mounted, Sanders Associates
  • AN/ALQ-146: aircraft infrared jammer for Navy CH-46D helicopters, pod-mounted, Sanders Associates
  • AN/ALQ-147: aircraft infrared jammer for Army OV-1D and RV-1D, pylon-mounted, Sanders Associates
  • AN/ALQ-149: aircraft active ECM anti-communications system mounted on EA-6B
  • AN/ALQ-151(V2): QUICKFIX: EW system for DF, intercepting and jamming in range 2-80 MHz. Supports AM, FM, CW, SSB with band of 8,30,50 kHz. Output power up to 500 W[10]
  • AN/ALQ-155: low band jammer (B-52), Northrop
  • AN/ALQ-156: Integrated Defense Avionics, pulse-doppler missile warning system, Sanders Associates
  • AN/ALQ-157: aircraft infrared jammer
  • AN/ALQ-161: aircraft active ECM system (B-1 Lancer), Cutler-Hammer AIL Division
  • AN/ALQ-161A: aircraft active ECM system (B-1B Lancer), Cutler-Hammer AIL Division
  • AN/ALQ-162: aircraft active ECM CW trackbreaker, Northrop
  • AN/ALQ-164: aircraft active ECM pod (AV-8B)
  • AN/ALQ-165: Airborne Self-Protection Jammer (ASPJ), aircraft active ECM system, developed and manufactured by the joint venture of ITT Avionics Division and Westinghouse Electric Corporation Aerospace Division
  • AN/ALQ-166: Countermeasures Set, helicopter-towed, remotely controlled minesweeping system. EDO Corporation
  • AN/ALQ-167: tactical contingency pod—aircraft active ECM system
  • AN/ALQ-171: Conformal Countermeasures System for F-5E/F and F-5G, Northrop
  • AN/ALQ-172: self-protection system (AC-130U/H, B-52, MC-130)
  • AN/ALQ-178: integrated radar warning and ECM suite
  • AN/ALQ-184: aircraft active ECM system, upgraded from AN/ALQ-119, mounted on F-4G, F-16
  • AN/ALQ-187: aircraft active ECM, part of the ASPIS system for F-16
  • AN/ALQ-196: integrated defensive electronic countermeasure system (MC-130E)
  • AN/ALQ-202: autonomous jammer for F-16
  • AN/ALQ-205: aircraft infrared jammer
  • AN/ALQ-210:
  • AN/ALQ-211: Suite of Integrated RF Countermeasures (SIRFC)
  • AN/ALQ-212: Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures (ATIRCM)
  • AN/ALQ-213:
  • AN/ALQ-214: aircraft active ECM system
  • AN/ALQ-217: aircraft electronic support measures (ESM) set (E-2C)
  • AN/ALQ-218 Tactical Jamming Receiver (EA-18G, EA-6B)
  • AN/ALR-23: F-111 infrared receiver, AVCO
  • AN/ALR-45: aircraft radiofrequency warning receiver
  • AN/ALR-46: aircraft radiofrequency warning receiver, Dalmo-Victor
  • AN/ALR-56: aircraft radiofrequency warning receiver
  • AN/ALR-62: Radar Homing and Warning (RHAW) System or Countermeasures Receiving Set (CRS) F-111
  • AN/ALR-64: aircraft radiofrequency warning receiver, Compass Sail
  • AN/ALR-66: aircraft radiofrequency warning receiver/electronic support measures
  • AN/ALR-67: aircraft radiofrequency warning receiver
  • AN/ALR-69: aircraft radiofrequency warning receiver, Compass Sail+Compass Tie
  • AN/ALR-73: Passive Detection System (PDS); Electronic support measures, direction finding (E-2C)[10]
  • AN/ALR-91: aircraft radiofrequency warning receiver used on F-5
  • AN/ALR-93: aircraft radiofrequency warning receiver
  • AN/ALR-94: aircraft radiofrequency warning receiver used on F-22
  • AN/ALR-801: ESM/ELINT system for patrol aircraft. Range 0.5–18 GHz (extendable to 40), sensitivity 60 dBm[10]
  • AN/ALR-2002: Radar Warning Receiver designed for, but not used on F-111, F/A-18, S-70
  • AN/ALT-13: ECM barrage transmitter for B-52, Hallicrafters
  • AN/ALT-15: ECM barrage transmitter for B-52, Hallicrafters
  • AN/ALT-28: ECM barrage transmitter for B-52, updated version of the earlier ALT-13, Hallicrafters
  • AN/ALT-30A: ECM barrage transmitter for B-52, updated version of the earlier ALT-15, Hallicrafters
  • AN/ALT-31: ECM barrage transmitter for B-52, Hallicrafters
  • AN/ALT-32: ECM barrage transmitter for B-52, Hallicrafters
  • AN/AMH-3: airborne microwave refractometer mounted on E-2C
  • AN/AMQ-23: meteorological data system, Geotronics
  • AN/APA-9: navigation equipment
  • AN/APG-53A: aircraft radar mounted on the A-4C/M/N
  • AN/APG-63: aircraft radar mounted on F-15A/B/C/D
  • AN/APG-65: aircraft radar mounted on F/A-18A/A+/B/C/D
  • AN/APG-66: aircraft radar mounted on F-16
  • AN/APG-68: aircraft radar mounted on F-16
  • AN/APG-69: aircraft radar designed for the F-20 and mounted on some F-5s
  • AN/APG-70: aircraft radar mounted on F-15E
  • AN/APG-71: aircraft radar mounted on F-14D
  • AN/APG-73: aircraft radar mounted on F/A-18A+/A++/C/D
  • AN/APG-76: aircraft radar mounted on F-4E
  • AN/APG-77: aircraft radar mounted on F-22
  • AN/APG-78: aircraft radar mounted on AH-64D, for use with AGM-114L Hellfire II missiles
  • AN/APG-79: aircraft radar mounted on F/A-18E/F
  • AN/APG-80: aircraft radar mounted on F-16E/F
  • AN/APG-81: aircraft radar mounted on F-35
  • AN/APG-82: aircraft radar mounted on F-15E
  • AN/APN-1: radar altimeter
  • AN/APN-2: Interrogator/responser
  • AN/APN-3: navigation
  • AN/APN-4: Airborne radio navigation system—LORAN
  • AN/APN-5:
  • AN/APN-6:
  • AN/APN-7: transponder beacon
  • AN/APN-8
  • AN/APN-9: simplified LORAN
  • AN/APN-10: Glider interrogator/responser
  • AN/APN-11:
  • AN/APN-12: beacon interrogator/responser
  • AN/APN-19: beacon
  • AN/APN-59: airborne Search and Weather radar system
  • AN/APN-69: airborne Radar Beacon (RACON)
  • AN/APN-70: LORAN radio navigation system (P3A/B)
  • AN/APN-141: radar altimeter, vacuum tube set (P3A/B, A-6A)
  • AN/APN-171: radar altimeter
  • AN/APN-194: radar altimeter for tracking aerial targets, solid state, improved variant of APN-141 (3 to 5 times more reliable), Honeywell, Inc., Avionics Div. (P3C, A-6E)
  • AN/APN-203: aircraft high range radar altimeter
  • AN/APN-215: aircraft weather radar
  • AN/APN-217: doppler navigation sensor compatible with LAMPS Mk III, for employment on the following helicopters: COBRA, JVX, UH-1H, SH60B, MH53E, RH53D, CH46. Teledyne Ryan Electronics
  • AN/APN-233: doppler navigator sensor for C-2 and OV-10 platforms, Teledyne Ryan Electronics
  • AN/APN-234: aircraft weather radar with sea search used on United States Navy C-2A aircraft
  • AN/APN-237:
  • AN/APQ-13:
  • AN/APQ-92: search and terrain avoidance radar for the A-6
  • AN/APQ-99: Texas Instruments forward looking radar for the RF-4
  • AN/APQ-110: F-111 terrain following radar, Texas Instruments
  • AN/APQ-112: target tracking and ranging radar for the A-6
  • AN/APQ-113: multi-mode nose attack radar for the F-111, General Electric
  • AN/APQ-114: multi-mode nose radar variant of the APQ-113 for the FB-111A
  • AN/APQ-116: aircraft radar mounted on A-7 and C-130
  • AN/APQ-120: Westinghouse aircraft fire control radar for the F-4
  • AN/APQ-122: Texas Instruments airborne search and weather radar system
  • AN/APQ-126: Texas Instruments airborne navigation and attack radar for the A-7
  • AN/APQ-140: Raytheon airborne radar for the KC-135
  • AN/APQ-144: APQ-113 variant for the F-111F
  • AN/APQ-146: Texas Instruments forward looking multi-mode radar for the F-111F
  • AN/APQ-148: Nordern Systems multi-mode radar for the A-6
  • AN/APQ-153: fire control radar for the F-5E
  • AN/APQ-156: variant of the APQ-148 with FLIR for the A-6E
  • AN/APQ-157: fire control radar for the F-5F
  • AN/APQ-158: airborne forward-looking radar for the Pavelow III variant of the HH-53
  • AN/APQ-159: airborne forward-looking radar for the F-5E
  • AN/APQ-161: updated APS-144 airborne radar for the F-111F
  • AN/APQ-163: variant of the APQ-144 for the B-1
  • AN/APQ-164: aircraft radar mounted on B-1B
  • AN/APQ-172: aircraft radar terrain-following radar mounted on RF-4C/E
  • AN/APQ-174: aircraft radar mounted on MH-47 and MH-60
  • AN/APQ-179: aircraft control indicator set (CIS) mounted on E-2C
  • AN/APQ-180
  • AN/APQ-181: aircraft radar mounted on B-2
  • AN/APR-9: aircraft radiofrequency receiver
  • AN/APR-25: S/X/C-Band Radar Homing and Warning Set, Itek
  • AN/APR-27: SAM Radar Warning Receiver, Magnavox
  • AN/APR-38: aircraft radiofrequency receiver mounted on F-4G
  • AN/APR-39: aircraft radar warning receiver/electronic warfare management system
  • AN/APR-43: aircraft radiofrequency receiving CW launch warner, Compass Sail Clockwise
  • AN/APR-44: lightweight radar warning receiver
  • AN/APR-47: aircraft radiofrequency receiving ESM system mounted on F-4G
  • AN/APS-2
  • AN/APS-13: ARI 5664 UHF RADAR also called Monica, AKA Archie when used on Little Boy Bomb
  • AN/APS-20: airborne search radar (TBM-3W, WV-2, PB-1W, ZPG-2W, WB-29, EC-121 and P2V)
  • AN/APS-45: airborne height-finding radar (EC-121)
  • AN/APS-80: surface search radar (P3A/B)
  • AN/APS-94: airborne side-looking radar for the OV-1 Mohawk
  • AN/APS-109: F-111 radar homing and warning, Dalmo Victor
  • AN/APS-115: airborne search radar for the P-3C
  • AN/APS-116: airborne search radar for the S-3A (designed as an Airborne ASW Radar, Project W12-17), Texas Instruments
  • AN/APS-120: airborne radar for the E-2C
  • AN/APS-125: upgrade of the APS-120 for the E-2C
  • AN/APS-137: Radar System, multipurpose radar for target identification at a standoff range, an upgrade of the APS-116 for the S-3B, Texas Instruments
  • AN/APS-138: upgrade of the APS-125 for the E-2C
  • AN/APS-145: upgrade of the APS-138 for the E-2C
  • AN/APW-1: SCR-584-M missile control Receiver and beacon
  • AN/APX-6 : aircraft IFF system
  • AN/APX-64: aircraft IFF System
  • AN/APX-72: aircraft IFF System, Bendix, Honeywell[12]
  • AN/APX-92: Airborne IFF (air-by-ground) Transponder System for Army aircraft, Packard Bell
  • AN/APX-100: Transponder System
  • AN/APX-101: Transponder System
  • AN/APX-108: Transponder System
  • AN/APX-109: Combined Interrogator & Transponder System
  • AN/APX-110: Transponder System
  • AN/APX-113: Combined Interrogator & Transponder System, BAE Systems
  • AN/APX-114: Transponder System
  • AN/APX-117: Transponder System
  • AN/APX-118: Transponder System
  • AN/APX-119: Transponder System
  • AN/APX-121: Transponder System
  • AN/APX-123: Transponder System
  • AN/APX-124: Transponder System
  • AN/APX-125: Combined Interrogator & Transponder System, BAE Systems
  • AN/APX-126: Combined Interrogator & Transponder System, BAE Systems
  • AN/APY-1: aircraft AWACS surveillance radar on E-3B
  • AN/APY-2: improved AN/APY-1 on E-3C
  • AN/APY-3: aircraft surveillance radar on E-8 Joint STARS
  • AN/APY-X: improved AN/APY-3 on E-8C
  • AN/AQS-13: Airborne Sonar system formerly carried on USN antisubmarine warfare helicopters
  • AN/ARA-1: gives left-right radio compass operation similar to SCR-186
  • AN/ARA-25: UHF radio compass
  • AN/ARA-50: UHF radio compass
  • AN/ARA-63: Radio receiving-decoding set, AIL Co., ASC Systems Corp.[13]
  • AN/ARA-63B: Aircraft Approach Control System (AACS); backup carrier landing system. Used on the E-2C and others.
  • AN/ARC-1
  • AN/ARC-2
  • AN/ARC-3
  • AN/ARC-4
  • AN/ARC-5: aircraft radio communication system
  • AN/ARC-6
  • AN/ARC-7
  • AN/ARC-8
  • AN/ARC-9
  • AN/ARC-10
  • AN/ARC-27: aircraft UHF radio communication system
  • AN/ARC-34: aircraft UHF radio communication system
  • AN/ARC-51: aircraft UHF radio communication system
  • AN/ARC-55: aircraft UHF radio communication system (unpressurized version of AN/ARC-27)
  • AN/ARC-58: aircraft HF radio communication system
  • AN/ARC-65: aircraft HF radio communication system
  • AN/ARC-73: aircraft VHF radio communication system
  • AN/ARC-94: aircraft HF radio communication system (P3A/B)
  • AN/ARC-101:aircraft VHF radio communication system (Rockwell Collins P3A/B)
  • AN/ARC-105: aircraft HF radio communication system
  • AN/ARC-133: aircraft UHF Radio communication system (pressurized version of AN/ARC-34)
  • AN/ARC-158: aircraft UHF radio communication system
  • AN/ARC-159: aircraft UHF radio communication system
  • AN/ARC-164: aircraft UHF radio communication system
  • AN/ARC-182: aircraft VHF/UHF radio communication system, Rockwell-Collins Defense Communications
  • AN/ARC-186: aircraft VHF AM/FM radio communication system
  • AN/ARC-190: aircraft HF radio communication system
  • AN/ARC-210: aircraft VHF/UHF/SATCOM radio communication system
  • AN/ARC-231: aircraft VHF/UHF/SATCOM radio communication system built by Raytheon
  • AN/ARC-232: aircraft VHF/UHF radio communication system built by Raytheon
  • AN/ARC-234: aircraft radio communication system built by Raytheon
  • AN/ARN-1
  • AN/ARN-2
  • AN/ARN-3
  • AN/ARN-4
  • AN/ARN-5: glide path receiver used with AN/CRN-2
  • AN/ARN-6: aircraft radio compass similar to SCR-269
  • AN/ARN-7: automatic direction finder
  • AN/ARN-8
  • AN/ARN-10
  • AN/ARN-11
  • AN/ARN-12: aircraft Marer Beacon receiver system
  • AN/ARN-14: aircraft HVF Omni Range (VOR) system
  • An/ARN-21: aircraft TACAN system
  • AN/ARN-52: aircraft TACAN system
  • AN/ARN-89: aircraft radio direction finder
  • AN/ARN-109 : aircraft LORAN system
  • AN/ARN-118: aircraft TACAN radio navigation system
  • AN/ARN-126: for H-3 and S-3 aircraft, AAR Allen Aircraft
  • AN/ARN-147: aircraft VOR/ILS navigation system
  • AN/ARN-151: aircraft GPS navigation system (E-2C, others)
  • AN/ARQ-34: aircraft HF radio communication system (E-2C, C-2A)
  • AN/ART-13
  • AN/ARU-48A: Attitude Indicator for F-14D and all types and series of F/A-18 and A-6 aircraft, Jet Electronics & Technology, Inc.
  • AN/ARU-50
  • AN/ARU-56
  • AN/ARW-1: radio control receiver
  • AN/ARW-9: remote bomb release
  • AN/ARW-10: remote bomb release
  • AN/ARW-18: radio control transmitter
  • AN/ARW-26: target control receiver
  • AN/ARW-33: radio control transmitter
  • AN/ARW-38: radio control transmitter
  • AN/ASB-19: ARBS
  • AN/ASD-1
  • AN/ASG-18: aircraft radar intended to be mounted on XF-108
  • AN/ASH-33A: Digital Magnetic Tape Set, Honeywell
  • AN/ASN-64: Doppler Navigation Set, Ryan and Canadian Marconi Co. (competitive procurement)[14]
  • AN/ASN-123: Digital Display Group for EA-6B aircraft, used to display electronic countermeasures data processed by the AN/ALQ-99 tactical jamming system. Teledyne Systems Company
  • AN/ASN-139: carrier aircraft INS (E-2C)
  • AN/ASQ-8: magnetic anomaly detector (P-2, blimps)
  • AN/ASQ-10: airborne dipping sonar (Navy SH-3A helicotper)
  • AN/ASQ-13: airborne dipping sonar (Navy SH-3D helicopter)
  • AN/ASQ-22: aircraft dipping sonar on SH-60R
  • AN/ASQ-81: magnetic anomaly detector (LAMPS helicopters, P-3)
  • AN/ASQ-119: Astrotracker astrocompass manufactured by Litton and used for stellar navigation as part of the avionics suite mounted on FB-111A Aardvark aircraft.[15]
  • AN/ASQ-153 \ AN/AVQ-23 Electro-Optical Laser Designator Targeting Pod; manufactured by Westinghouse {Pave Spike}; F-4E
  • AN/ASQ-213: aircraft HARM Targeting System pod, for use with AGM-88 anti-radar missiles
  • AN/ASQ-228: aircraft pod-mounted laser designation and FLIR system, ATFLIR
  • AN/ASQ-236: high resolution SAR
  • AN/ASQ-239: F-35 Lightning II electronic warfare system
  • AN/ASW-15: Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS), autopilot system for E-2C
  • AN/ASW-25: Automatic Carrier Landing System (ACLS), RADAR-controlled two-mode automated carrier landing system
  • AN/ASW-27: Data Link System, Harris Corporation
  • AN/ASW-27B: aircraft Two Way Data Link mounted on F-14
  • AN/ASW-50: Standard Automatic Flight Control System (SAFCS), autopilot system for E-2C
  • AN/ASX-1 Target Identification System Electro-Optical (TISEO); manufactured by Northrop; F-4E
  • AN/AVQ-10
  • AN/AVQ-11
  • AN/AVQ-23
  • AN/AVQ-26
  • AN/AVQ-75: aircraft DME system
  • AN/AVR-2: aircraft laser detector
  • AN/AVQ-18 Laser Designator; manufactured by Korad ; AC-130A
  • AN/AVQ-19 Laser Target Range Designator (LTDR); manufactured by Hughes Aircraft, Inc.; AC-130E,H
  • AN/AVU-8
  • AN/AWG-9
  • AN/AWG-10: missile control system for the F-4J Phantom
  • AN/AWG-10A: improved variant of the AWG-10
  • AN/AWG-11: Ferranti missile control system for the Royal Air Force F-4K
  • AN/AWG-11A: improved variant as AWG-10A
  • AN/AWG-12: Ferranti missile control system for the Royal Navy F-4M
  • AN/AWG-12A: improved variant as AWG-10A
  • AN/AWG-21: AGM-78 Standard ARM Avionics for A-6 naval aircraft
  • AN/AXR-1: radio receiver (television)
  • AN/AXT-2: radio transmitter (television)
  • AN/AYK-10A: general purpose digital computer, aircraft computer for S-3, first it used mated film memory stacks, then CMOS memory units, manufactured by Sechan Electronics (computer) and UNISYS Corp., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (mated film memory stacks and COMOS memory units)
  • AN/AYK-14: Standard Airborne Computer, aircraft mission computer mounted on SH-60R, UNISYS and Control Data Corporation (both from Minneapolis, MN)
  • AN/AYR-1: aircraft ESM radar on late-modal E-3


  • AN/BPS-15: surface search radar, for submarines
  • AN/BPS-16: surface search radar, for submarines
  • AN/BQQ-5: SONAR Data Gathering Set
  • AN/BQR-15: Signal Processing and Display (SPAD) towed array, Western Electric Co. (WECO) design, development and fabrication of engineering development models (contract issued May 25, 1972), with Raytheon Co. subcontractor for the development effort
  • AN/BSY-1: submarine advanced combat system, known as SUBACS, developed by IBM Corporation in Manassas, Virginia[16]
  • AN/BSY-2: submarine advanced combat system for the Seawolf-class submarines


  • AN/CMS-2: language compiling system for high-level language application (i.e., JOVIAL, COBOL, FORTRAN) for use with the AN/UYK-7 Command Data System
  • AN/CPN-1: radar beacons
  • AN/CPN-2
  • AN/CPN-3: homing beacon
  • AN/CPN-4
  • AN/CPN-5
  • AN/CPN-6: homing beacon (BGX)
  • AN/CPN-8: homing beacon (BPS)
  • AN/CPN-9
  • AN/CPN-10
  • AN/CPN-11]: transportable LORAN ground station
  • AN/CPN-12: double master LORAN ground station
  • AN/CPS-9
  • AN/CRC-7
  • AN/CRN-1: buoy radio beacon
  • AN/CRN-2: trailer mounted, glide path transmitter
  • AN/CRN-3: azimuth transmitter, same as AN/MRN-1
  • AN/CRN-4
  • AN/CRN-5: portable UHF radio range. replaced SCR-277
  • AN/CRN-6
  • AN/CRN-7
  • AN/CRN-8
  • AN/CRN-9
  • AN/CRN-10
  • AN/CRT-1: first military sonobuoy (obsolete)[17]
  • AN/CRT-4: second military sonobuoy (obsolete)[17]
  • AN/CRW-2: radio control receiver
  • AN/CRW-7: radio control receiver
  • AN/CYZ-9: random data generator
  • AN/CYZ-10: key fill device












See also[]


  1. ^ "AN/AAA to AN/ADR - Equipment Listing".
  2. ^ "Night combat airborne platforms ... and night vision systems that equip them. - Free Online Library".
  3. ^ a b "AN/AAA to AN/ADR - Equipment Listing".
  4. ^ "Q-39 (AN/AAQ-39)" Retrieved 18 July 2013
  5. ^ "F-35 Lightning II Electro-optical Targeting System". Retrieved 18 July 2013
  6. ^
  7. ^ "AN/AAR-57 Common Missile Warning System (CMWS)".
  8. ^ Toon, John (2014-10-23). "Army collaboration produces new test station for missile warning system". Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  9. ^ "Defense & Security Intelligence & Analysis: IHS Jane's | IHS".
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i Electronic warfare handbook 2008. Shephard press. ISSN 1461-6203
  11. ^ El Al's IR-jammer identified, Flight International, 19 November 1980, p. 2028.
  12. ^ APX-72 Airborne Transponder
  13. ^ AN/ARA-63 Radio Receiving-Decoding Set
  14. ^ Hearings on military posture and H.R. 13456, p. 7846.
  15. ^ Colin, Phillipe; "The FB-111A Switchblade";; accessed on December 10, 2013
  16. ^ Testimony of Mr. Melvin R. Paisley, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Hearings, 1985, pt. 7, p. 434.
  17. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "The evolution of the sonobuoy" (PDF).
  18. ^ a b c d e Department of Defense Appropriations for 1965, pt. 3, p. 521.
  19. ^ Statement of Lt. Gen. Otto J. Glasser, Deputy Chief of Staff, Research and Development, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, Department of Defense appropriations for fiscal year 1973; hearings on H. R. 16593, February 21, 1972, pt. 4, p. 903.
  20. ^ RW-400 at Bitsavers
  21. ^ AN/GRC-103 Radio Set
  22. ^ a b Department of Defense Appropriations for 1965, pt. 3, p. 511.
  23. ^ SPA-66 Radar Indicator
  24. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2004-11-05. Retrieved 2008-07-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  25. ^ AN/SQS-23—208A transducer
  26. ^ a b "Products | Sonobuoy TechSystems".
  27. ^ Department of Defense appropriations for 1965, pt. 3, p. 510.
  28. ^ a b c d
  29. ^ Department of Defense appropriations for 1976, pt. 4, p. 201.
  30. ^ a b c d e f "Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems | Sonobuoys".
  31. ^ a b "Airframe Locator Beacon | Ultra CSS".
  32. ^ Department of the Navy Justification of Estimates for Fiscal Year 1976, Department of Defense Appropriations for 1976, January 1975, pt. 4, p. 212.
  33. ^ [1]
  34. ^ "AN/MSQ-77".
  35. ^ [2]

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