Category Archives: Communications

Harris teams with CPqD in Brazil

Harris has teamed with Brazilian company CPqD to provide monitor and control system support for the Brazilian Air Force air traffic control network. “Harris provides … More ››

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Airways launches digital departure clearances

Airways New Zealand has this week introduced digital departure clearances, with the use of this latest technology bringing clear benefits for its airline customers. Digital Departure … 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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Carrington-L5 to provide 5-day space weather

A UK consortium is proposing an operational mission called Carrington-L5 to give a five-day warning of hazardous solar activity that could inflict severe damage on … More ››

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Harris wins Colombian ATC comms upgrade

Harris has been awarded a contract to supply critical air traffic control (ATC) communications to 22 airports in Colombia. Harris will supply its Liberty-STAR Voice … More ››

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Harris undergoes post-Exelis reshuffle

Harris is to reorganise its business to boost efficiency and exploit synergies following its recent acquisition of Exelis. “We combined Harris’ and Exelis’ top talent … More ››

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IAA, ISAVIA in cross-border comms world-first

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has llaunched commenced operations with the Rohde & Schwarz VCS-4G Voice Communications Control System (VCCS), which will enable the IAA … More ››

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Airbus eyes OneWeb aircraft connectivity

Airbus is helping to finance OneWeb’s $500 million effort to build a new global communications system to create affordable, universal broadband services. OneWeb has attracted … More ››

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Rockwell Collins to increase ARINC capacity

Rockwell Collins plans to increase capacity and expand the company’s ARINC global network throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The initiatives, aimed at … More ››

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SwiftBroadband Safety makes maiden flight

Hawaiian Airlines has become the first commercial airline to fly with UK satellite business Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband Safety service on its Boeing 767-300 fleet, after the … More ››

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