Meteorology

Raytheon triples bandwidth on weather satellite system

June 28, 2011 0

Raytheon Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System team has successfully tripled the bandwidth on the Satellite Broadcast Network (SBN)/NOAAPort, the primary vehicle through which hydrometeorological forecasting products are provided to the National Weather Service´s Advanced Weather […]

Meteorology

FAA issues voluntary MET code

June 28, 2011 0

The US FAA has issued recommended guidance for the voluntary marking of Meteorological Evaluation Towers (METs) erected in remote and rural areas that are less than 200 feet above ground level (AGL). This guidance will […]

Meteorology

Northrop Grumman A-SMGCS for Muscat and Salalah

June 24, 2011 0

Northrop Grumman´s Europe-based air traffic management subsidiary, Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems, is providing Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control Systems (A-SMGCS) for Muscat International and Salalah International airports in the Sultanate of Oman. The […]

Meteorology

Aerospace CEOs discuss joint approach

June 22, 2011 0

Industry leaders from the Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD) and the Aerospace Industries Association of America (AIA) reaffirmed their commitment to cooperate on a wide variety of issues during an annual meeting […]

Airspace

Perth on volcanic ash watch

June 15, 2011 0

Meteorologists and air traffic management officers are closely monitoring a large body of volcanic ash approaching Perth from the south-west today. The ash is expected to affect flights to and from Western Australia as early […]

Airspace

Volcanic ash disruptions spread to Adelaide

June 14, 2011 0

Ash is continuing to affect airspace in south-eastern Australia, with impacts predicted to continue for some days. While the bulk of the ash plume remains to the south of the Australian mainland, Tasmania, Adelaide and […]

Airspace

Volcanic ash impacts Australian airspace

June 12, 2011 0

Volcanic ash from a Chilean volcano which has travelled around the world and has started to affect some flights in southern Australia and New Zealand may affect air traffic for the next few days. With […]

Meteorology

USAF gives green light for weather satellite system

May 26, 2011 0

Northrop Grumman Corporation has received authorization and funding to proceed on a Department of Defense weather satellite system projected for launch in 2018. The Defense Weather Satellite System (DWSS) will leverage the accomplishments and momentum […]