Category Archives: Security

ICAO backs Ukraine’s rights over Black Sea

UN aviation agency ICAO is insisting that the right to provide air navigation services in international airspace over the Black Sea within Simferopol flight information … More ››

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EASA issues Crimea airspace alert

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published a Safety Information Bulletin (SIB) which addresses the potential safety risks encountered by aircraft operators which may … More ››

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Europe approves space surveillance, tracking

The European Commission has welcomed the European Parliament vote in favour of a proposal to create a European Space Surveillance and tracking (SST) Framework. The … More ››

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Mini quadcoptor to safeguard Gatwick

A mini quadcoptor will be used by UK Police to help enhance safety at London Gatwick Airport and the area around it. From  this month … More ››

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WATM: Aspen-Pitkin selects Searidge system

Searidge Technologies, provider of surface management solutions to Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) and airports, announced that the Searidge Intrusion Detection System is in operation … More ››

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Israel’s SkyShield automatically protects against MANPAD attack

The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) in cooperation with its national civil aviation authority and the project’s main contractor, Elbit Systems, have successfully completed a … More ››

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FBI offers rewards for laser attack intel

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has launched a programme aimed at deterring people from pointing lasers at aircraft—a felony punishable by five years … More ››

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USAF extends NG’s GPS-challenged work

Northrop Grumman has won a phase three navigation system related contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to continue improving geo-registration accuracy for positioning … More ››

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GAMMA launches European security bid

The GAMMA (Global ATM security Management) Consortium recently met for the first time at the premises of Selex ES in Rome to start project activities … More ››

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Guarding The Guardians

Ben Brosgol and Greg Gicca discuss ensuring the security of safety systems in avionics A software failure in avionics can result in horrific tragedy so … More ››

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