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Iris Precursor completes first trial phase

The European Space Agency (ESA) has completed its first flight trials using satellites to help bring Europe closer to its goal of modernising air traffic … More ››

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Inmarsat, ESA sign Iris Precursor partnership

Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband Safety service is to play an integral part in the future European air traffic management (ATM) infrastructure. Inmarsat has signed a contract with … More ››

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NLR reports excellent Iris polar coverage

Dutch aerospace researchers at NLR have completed the first flight trials using Inmarsat satellites to test seamless air-ground communications which will allow controllers to monitor … More ››

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WATM: Iris deliver i4D comms vision

World ATM Congress, 2016 SESAR members together with partners and the European Space Agency’s Iris Precursor have carried out a joint flight trial, successfully demonstrating … More ››

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WATM: Inmarsat, ESA launch IRIS SE

World ATM Congress, Madrid UK satcom business Inmarsat has won a contract from the European Space Agency (ESA) to enhance Air Traffic Management (ATM) in … More ››

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Europe advances Iris as SESAR satcom enabler

The prospect of a safer airspace over Europe is emerging as European Space Agency (ESA) Iris precursor project today began development with the unlocking of … More ››

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Inmarsat awards Iris security work to CGI

IT giant CGI has been awarded the contract by British satellite business Inmarsat to develop the safety and security of future ‘Iris Precursor’ data communications … More ››

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SATCOM savings for airlines top $3 billion

World ATM Congress Satellite communication (SATCOM) in the cockpit has saved airlines more than US$3 billion thanks to safety and efficiency benefits, according to a … More ››

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SESAR JU and European Space Agency sign agreement on air transport satellite comms

The SESAR Joint Undertaking (SESAR JU) and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a memorandum of cooperation (MoC) to further facilitate the development of … More ››

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New Approach

David Bowen, SESAR JU’s ATM chief, explains how Europe plans to fix the troublesome VDL Mode 2 datalink solution and outline an emerging performance-based vision … More ››

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