Category Archives: Communications

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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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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Space Odyssey

Managing the forecast boom in air traffic safely while driving down costs is driving Europe to adopt satellite-based data exchange. Aimée Turner examines how Europe … More ››

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R&S completes on DFS emergency comms

The first installation of controller working positions using the Rohde & Schwarz fully IP-based R&S VCS-4G emergency radiocommunications system has successfully completed site acceptance testing … More ››

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Harris to supply Equatorial Guinea ATC system

Harris has been selected to supply critical air traffic control (ATC) communications to the Corisco Airport in Equatorial Guinea. Harris will supply its Liberty-STAR Voice … More ››

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Czech ATC selects virtual IP comms solution

Rohde & Schwarz has received the exclusive contract to upgrade the radio and voice communications systems used for air traffic control at three regional airports … More ››

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Park Air debuts Sapphire comms solution

Northrop Grumman’s UK-based ATM subsidiary Park Air Systems has launched a new line-up of air traffic control (ATC) communication products called Sapphire. Sapphire is a … More ››

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Hungarian CPDLC to improve efficiency

HungaroControl has launched a large-scale CPDLC (Controller Pilot Data Link Communications) project with the aim of developing the Hungarian air traffic infrastructure with the most … More ››

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SwiftBroadband flight deck services make debut

British satellite business Inmarsat has announced the first successful installation and on-going trials of its ACARS-capable SwiftBroadband (SB) safety equipment on an Airbus A319. The … More ››

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FAA approves Avionica’s satLINK

The US Federal Aviation Administration has issued Avionica a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for satLINK MAX, the industry’s first Iridium based ATS SATCOM for air … More ››

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