The Naval TACAN System is fully compliant withNATO/FAA navigation aids standards and compatiblewith all airborne TACAN interrogators. It can operatescontinuously 24 hours a day. It basically includes:
- AN 453/N beacon (or transponder)
- AN 454/N electronically scanned antenna
- RSCI 446 remote control and status indicator(in option)
The system includes gyrocompass interfacing andprovisions for ship bus controlling.