Exelis Receives IHS Jane’s Air Traffic Control Award

Exelis-logo, ExecutiveMosaicExelis has received the IHS Jane’s air traffic control award for 2015 in the enabling technology category for the company’s work on U.K.’s Heathrow cross-border arrival management program.

IHS Jane presented the award to Exelis at the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization air traffic management dinner in Madrid, Spain, Exelis said Wednesday.

Exelis’ winning program in the enabling technology category work to reduce the amount circling time in holding stacks around London’s Heathrow airport in collaboration with NATS.

The winning Heathrow team worked to manage cross-border arrivals via the exchange of Heathrow arrival data with ATC operations at adjacent centers in order to reduce the time aircraft spend circling around London at low levels.

Exelis’ entry was among the 42 shortlisted nominations in six categories.

You may also be interested in...

Anitian

Anitian, Microsoft Partnership Adds Compliance Automation Tech to Azure

Anitian and Microsoft have lenabled the former's automation tool to help customers deploy workloads into the Azure cloud environment and speed up cloud migration processes.

Machine learning framework

DARPA Taps University of Massachusetts, Amherst for Machine Learning Framework Development

A University of Massachusetts, Amherst laboratory has received a contract fom the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to design a framework for machine learning in support of the Ditto - Intelligent Auto-Generation and Composition of Surrogate Models project.

William Irby COO Martin UAV

William Irby Named Martin UAV COO, Sean Olds Appointed CFO

William Irby, a nearly three-decade aerospace and defense industry veteran, has joined unmanned aircraft system manufacturing company Martin UAV as chief operating officer.