Military ATC

USAF selects ITT Exelis for cyber solutions

July 31, 2012 0

ITT Exelis has been awarded the Agile Cyber Technologies (ACT) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The award has a potential value of up to $300 million over […]

Communications

USAF rapid deploy system on industry radar

July 30, 2012 0

Lockheed Martin and Raytheon-led teams have submitted rival proposals for a new, transportable air traffic control (ATC) radar system that will enable US Air Force and Air National Guard units to quickly establish tactical military […]

Innovation

SmartRadar revolution for airborne surveillance

July 27, 2012 0

Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, has developed an airborne ground surveillance radar that, through use of the newest ultra-high-resolution radar technology, can monitor wide areas with stationary targets while at the same […]

Innovation

Cassidian’s ‘passive radar’ remains invisible

July 25, 2012 0

Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, has developed what is known as ‘passive radar’ that can locate even difficult-to-detect flying objects such as stealth aircraft and that itself is practically undetectable. In contrast […]

Airspace

'Sterile' Olympic airspace, RAF on high alert

May 22, 2012 0

News that the military will control much of the UK’s sovereign airspace during the Olympic Games and that fighter jets will be stationed near the capital to respond to threats, will strike many as alarming. […]

Airspace

Tough penalties for Olympics infringers

May 21, 2012 1

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have confirmed the enforcement policy that will be in place to deal with infringements of this summer’s Olympics security airspace restrictions. It said that its policy of not generally […]

NextGen

Cyber experts prepare NextGen info rules

April 12, 2012 0

US cyber-security experts are formulating exactly what information needs to be safeguarded as the nation goes about developing a satellite-based NextGen air traffic management system. Experts convened at NextGen agency, the Joint Planning and Development […]