Thursday, April 29, 2010
Northrop Grumman in Netherlands ATC Contract
Northrop Grumman's Europe-based air traffic management subsidiary, Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems, has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL) for the nationwide upgrade and renewal of the air traffic control communications infrastructure serving ATC centres and civil airports in the Netherlands.
The company said the system will include Northrop Grumman's GAREX 220 switching systems and PAE T6 air-ground radios at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Rotterdam the Hague Airport, Groningen Airport Eelde and Maastricht Aachen Airport and their associated radio ground stations. When complete, the programme will provide an integrated air traffic control voice communications across the Netherlands.