Raytheon to Update FAA’s Air Traffic Control Automation Platform; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

Dave Wajsgras
Dave Wajsgras

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 21, 2020 — The Federal Aviation Administration selected Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) to modernize an air traffic control system used to sequence and space aircraft, GovCon Wire reported Wednesday.

The company will perform usability updates as part of the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System modernization effort and continue to support FAA’s NextGen initiative, Raytheon said Jan. 14.

STARS works to support aircraft spacing and sequencing tasks at more than 600 military and civilian airports nationwide.

“We want air traffic controllers to have the best tools available to manage the increasingly complex airspace around our airports,” said Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business and a 2019 Wash100 winner.

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