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GSA, SESAR DM sign MoU on European GNSS 

March 18, 2019 0

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on future cooperation to modernise European Air Traffic Management by leveraging Galileo and EGNOS systems. Both EGNOS and […]

Surveillance

Raytheon, HENSOLDT win integrated radar contracts

March 13, 2019 0

Raytheon and German sensor specialist Hensoldt, both leading air traffic radar providers, are on track to provide two European customers integrated air surveillance radars that combine Hensoldt’s next-generation primary airport surveillance radar (ASR-NG) and Raytheon’s […]

Surveillance

Airmap, Honeywell develop cost-effective tracking solution

March 13, 2019 0

AirMap and Honeywell are to develop a cost-effective drone tracking solution to provide airspace safety authorities with situational awareness of manned and unmanned aircraft operations within an airspace system. Together, the companies will develop a […]

Surveillance

Aireon, Thales to expand space-based ADS-B collaboration

March 12, 2019 0

World ATM Congress 2019 Aireon and Thales have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to expand their space-based ADS-B collaboration. Aireon and Thales, through this agreement, will look at ways to improve aviation efficiency by globally […]

Surveillance

Terma debuts enhanced surface movement radar

March 12, 2019 0

World ATM Congress 2019  Terma has launched the SCANTER enhanced Surface Movement Radar – eSMR – as primary surveillance for A-SMGCS. The flexibility of software-defined radar systems and advantages in digital signal processing allow for […]

People

NATS’ Astill to guide new Aireon ATFM business

March 7, 2019 0

Aireon has tapped a senior executive from the UK provider NATS for strategic support and expertise to develop its new Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) services line of business. NATS’ Jonathan Astill will act as […]

General Aviation

UK explores General Aviation ADS-B conspicuity solution

March 4, 2019 1

The UK civil aviation authority is conducting a ADS-B trial together with City Airport and general aviation lobby group Airspace4All which has provided a Uavionix pingStation aerial to be mounted on the roof of the control tower. City […]

Surveillance

ERA wins ADS-B contract for Nepal airspace surveillance

February 27, 2019 0

ERA has been awarded a contract to deliver an ADS-B system monitoring air traffic over the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. ADS-B provides data from the aircraft’s navigation system, broadcasting an aircraft’s GNSS positions once […]

Airports

ADB SAFEGATE launches Safedock X visual docking

February 27, 2019 0

ADB SAFEGATE’s new Safedock X Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System (A-VDGS) combines new surveillance technologies, modern display capabilities and advanced integration to ensure safe docking in all weather conditions and bring fully automated airport apron […]

Surveillance

Aireon takes full control of final ADS-B payloads

February 8, 2019 0

Aireon has formally received control of the final six Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads from Iridium Communications. Hosted on the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation, Aireon’s space-based ADS-B system will deliver – for the first […]