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Old 4th Mar 2010, 08:04
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incubus
 
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Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
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Having "Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) resistant [communications] with secure and non-secure UHF and VHF dual redundancy"* (which I translate as "2 radios") will let the single pilot operate on multiple frequencies and talk to the intercepted aircraft whilst remaining in communication with the military agencies.

I would expect that procedural limitations of the task/situation may mean that making direct communications with the problem aircraft aren't a high priority.

*source: Eurofighter Typhoon - Navigation
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