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 […]


'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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


Honeywell wins major FAA security systems contract

May 6, 2011 0

Honeywell has won a five-year, $38 million contract with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to maintain security systems at more than 1,000 locations in the agency´s Air Traffic Organization (ATO) Air Traffic Systems Branch. “Maintaining […]