US Air Force integrating Raytheon aircraft-tracking transponders Raytheon has started integrating Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast, ADS-B, capabilities for the U.S. Air Force's largest airplanes to ensure that the service meets an international deadline for equipping military aircraft with the latest satellite-based cooperative aircraft tracking technology. Air Force bombers, cargo planes and refueling tankers are receiving transponder capabilities that broadcast their location and other information while in civil airspace. ADS-B technology monitors plane movement, and is required in the majority of all aircraft flying in the United States by 2020. Similar mandates exist for international air space navigation.
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