Category Archives: Surveillance

FAA completes nationwide ADS-B rollout

The US Federal Aviation Administration has completed a nationwide infrastructure upgrade that will enable air traffic controllers to track aircraft with greater accuracy and reliability, … More ››

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Aveillant secures £6m for deployment

Aveillant, the UK specialists in 3D surveillance radar, has secured up to £6 million of funding to continue growing its customer support infrastructure and supply … More ››

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MH370 response reveals surveillance status

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has raised questions about the way civil and military surveillance systems that exist in South East Asia can … More ››

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Aveillant achieves STAR 2000 integration

Aveillant’s 3D Holographic Radar has been installed at a site on the Kent coast and was successful in mitigating the offshore Kentish Flats windfarm. The … More ››

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MH370: A Blueprint For The Future?

The failure to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has revealed the risk of flying through ‘black holes’ where modern jetliners can – under … More ››

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MH370: IATA to convene tracking task force

The missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 illustrates the need for better aircraft tracking, the head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said today, adding: “We … More ››

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FAA to upgrade RAIM-prediction website

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is introducing its ADS-B Service Availability Prediction Tool (SAPT), which is being implemented to meet the agency’s receiver … More ››

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Malaysia admits to needing better surveillance

Malaysia’s acting transport minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein admits there is a need to strengthen the nation’s military assets, following the disappearance of Malaysia … More ››

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Commitment Issues

Bob Poole examines whether the US will commit to Aireon’s satellite-based aircraft tracking venture Space-based ADS-B start-up Aireon had a very productive 2013. Its contracts … More ››

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Malaysian MH370: SATCOMS 101 (Part Two)

As a follow-up to my post on understanding satellite pings, I thought it would be helpful to give a bit more detail on how the … More ››