Monday, February 23, 2015
Northrop Grumman ATC Communications Systems Extends Coverage in Korea
[Avionics Today 02-23-2015] Northrop Grumman's U.K.-based Air Traffic Management (ATM) communications systems subsidiary, Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems, has won a contract from South Korea's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport to provide additional air traffic communication system sites for the Incheon, South Korea Air Traffic Control (ATC) Center. The systems will enable ground-to-air communications for the center.
The new contract will build on the current infrastructure, delivering an additional six remote sites that will further extend the coverage for operations at Incheon ACC. Northrop will supply its Park Air T6 system featuring 30 VHF channels and 32 UHF channels, together with a remote control and monitoring system, to allow centralized awareness of the equipment performance and availability. The contract is slated for completion by mid-2015.