Tag Archives: National Airspace System

Engility to Provide FAA NextGen Program Mgmt, Econ Analysis; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

Engility Holdings Inc. has won a $26.8 million task order from the John A. Volpe National Transportation System Center to support a facilities planning project related to the Federal Aviation Administration’s NextGen program. The company is tasked with providing economists, systems engineers and business analysts support in helping the Volpe …

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Raytheon to Update National Airspace System Surveillance System

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon a contract to complete the incorporation of automatic dependent surveillance and broadcast capability into the company’s APX-119 Identification Friend or Foe transponder suite. Raytheon said the transponders support the Federal Aviation Administration‘s NextGen plan, intended to transform the National Airspace System. The company reported …

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New Raytheon Radar Tech to Enable UAVs to Avoid Airborne Hazards

Raytheon Co. has developed a patented radar technology, which the company said enables military and civil air traffic controllers to avoid airborne hazards around unmanned aircraft systems. The technology will support the U.S. Air Force‘s ground-based sense-and-avoid initiatives and provide UAS operators and controllers with more information to avoid costly collisions and …

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Wyle Works with US Marines on Environmental Sustainability

Wyle has participated in assessment of noise exposure for the East and West coast basing of the U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightening II aircraft. The company also supported TEC Inc. in developing the aircraft’s East and West Coast Basing Environmental Impact Statement, which gives the green light for the basing …

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SRA to Upgrade Air-Traffic Control Technology at FAA

In an effort to support small to medium-sized airports in the National Airspace System, SRA International Inc. will provide a low-cost ground surveillance system solution under a contract awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration.  The five-year IDIQ with a value in excess of $20 million will aid the FAA in reducing the …

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