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 […]


NATS signals space-based interest

December 5, 2012 0

UK air traffic control NATS is considering offering aircraft tracking via satellite to provide radar-like surveillance over the Atlantic Ocean. Satellite-based ADS-B in oceanic and polar regions offers not only improved safety but significantly reduced […]


NAV CANADA seals Aireon deal with Iridium

November 19, 2012 0

NAV CANADA has finalised the terms of its Aireon joint venture with Iridium. Aireon’s mandate is to provide satellite-based surveillance capability for air navigation service providers (ANSPs) around the world. Aireon will deliver this global […]