Lockheed Updates Web Portal for Aviation Search, Rescue; Jim Derr Comments

LockheedLogoLockheed Martin has upgraded its automation system and Web portal for pilots with goals to ensure safety in aviation sector.

The surveillance-enhanced search and rescue service intends to help pilots monitor aircraft movements, location and emergency signals for search and rescue operations, Lockheed said Thursday.

SE-SAR works with SpiderTracks GPS devices on the new Web portal, designed to help pilots during adverse situations.

The Web portal also embeds graphics into briefings and initiates flight plans with no assistance from the company, according to the company.

“Look for more features later this year including our Next Generation Briefing capability that includes automatic summarization of text-intensive information and enhanced graphics,” said Jim Derr, Lockheed director.

Lockheed has also designed  interfaces for flight planning apps suppliers to access SE-SAR, ACAS and other technologies from mobile devices.

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