NAVCAN invests more in space-based venture

June 28, 2013 0

NAV CANADA has invested an additional US $40 million in Aireon, a joint venture with Iridium, increasing its ownership of Aireon to 18.7 per cent. Read more on Aireon Aireon’s mandate is to take advantage […]


NAVCANADA, FAA team on space ADS-B

June 21, 2013 0

NAV CANADA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have signed a Declaration of Intent to collaborate on a range of technical and operational issues in support of the development and deployment of space-based Automatic Dependent […]


ITT Exelis selected for Aireon data processing

June 17, 2013 0

ITT Exelis has been awarded a $42 million contract by Aireon to provide the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) data processing and distribution component for its global space-based air traffic surveillance system. Aireon, a joint venture […]


SES Techcom to support tracking from space

May 14, 2013 0

SES Techcom has launched the first space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) system to monitor air traffic around the globe. The ADS-B system is operating on the Proba V satellite of the European Space […]


Canada projects GHG emissions reduction

May 13, 2013 0

NAV CANADA, the country’s air navigation service provider, today released its annual report detailing progress in efforts to reduce the effects of aviation on the environment. The fourth edition of Collaborative Initiatives for Emission Reductions […]


Aireon signs data contract with NAV CANADA

April 30, 2013 0

Aireon, the developer of the world’s first satellite-based global air traffic surveillance system, has finalised a long-term commercial data services contract with NAV CANADA. Read More On Aireon Aireon, a joint venture between Iridium Communications […]


Sagetech delivers NextGen satellite technology

April 26, 2013 0

Sagetech has delivered signal-processing receiver technology to Harris for satellite-based NextGen air traffic control. This technology will enable for the first time global tracking of aircraft flying over oceans and other remote areas. Sagetech, an […]


Iridium extends strategic relationship with Harris

April 25, 2013 0

Iridium has signed a deal with Harris to enable the use of expanded hosted payload space on the Iridium NEXT platform, Iridium’s second-generation satellite constellation that is scheduled for launch beginning in early 2015. Read […]


Iridium, Harris remain upbeat on satellite venture

April 17, 2013 0

Satellite operator Iridium and Harris are not only targeting air navigation service providers with their new space-based aircraft-tracking venture but also turning their attention to the cash-strapped US military. Read more about Aireon Iridium and […]


Aireon forms international advisor panel

February 28, 2013 0

Aireon, the developer of the world’s first satellite-based global air traffic surveillance system, plans to form an International Advisory Committee (IAC) to provide it with guidance and critical insights. Read More About Aireon Aireon said […]