FAA selects Saab Sensis airport surveillance capability

January 12, 2012 0

Saab Sensis Corporation, a U.S. subsidiary of the defense and security company Saab, has been selected by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Airport Surface Surveillance Capability (ASSC) programme. The FAA has incrementally […]


Namibia inaugurates new Thales air traffic control centre

January 11, 2012 0

Three years after Thales signed the contract with the Namibian Directorate of Civil Aviation (NDCA), the country´s new air traffic control centre has now entered operational service. The inauguration ceremony on 7 December at Windhoek […]


FAA data contract attracts three bidders

January 11, 2012 0

Defense contractors ITT Exelis, Harris Corp and Lockheed Martin Corp are vying for a contract expected to be awarded in June to build a data communications system for the Federal Aviation Administration´s NextGen programme, according […]


ITT Exelis announces bid for FAA’s NextGen DataComms

January 9, 2012 0

ITT Exelis has announced its pursuit team for the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Data Communications Integrated Services (DCIS) contract. DCIS is the second major step in building NextGen, the FAA’s comprehensive, long-term plan to […]


Nepal contracts Airbus Quovadis for RNP-AR navigation system

December 30, 2011 0

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) is to deploy the satellite-based Required Navigation Performance-Authorisation Required (RNP–AR) for air safety from February. “We are working on the legal aspect and developing regulations for the implementation […]


ERA WAM System operational in Namibia

December 20, 2011 0

ERA´s Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) system deployed across Namibia has achieved operational status. Until now, Namibian airspace has been managed exclusively by radio communication and aircraft were separated by ICAO procedural separation standards. With the […]


DSNA awards Thales 4-FLIGHT contract

December 9, 2011 0

French air navigation service provider DSNA has awarded Thales a framework agreement and the first development contract for the 4-FLIGHT ATM system. This 10-year renewable agreement structures the long term collaboration between the DSNA and […]


Cassidian digital radio for Berlin Brandenburg Airport

November 11, 2011 0

Cassidian has won a contract to extend its TETRAPOL digital radio network to cover the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt, currently the largest airport project in Europe. Under a Europe-wide invitation to tender, Berlin […]