Northrop Grumman has announced that its U.K.-based air traffic management systems subsidiary Park Air Systems has won a contract with Airports Authority of India (AAI) to deliver ground-to-air communications across the country utilising the latest Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) communications technology.
The contract, due for delivery in spring 2015, was won in an internationally competed tender.
"AAI has benefited from Park Air ATC communications equipment for six decades and with this significant order, we can maintain our long-standing presence in India's rapidly growing civil aviation sector," said Charles Houseago, managing director of Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems. "We are pleased to be involved from the outset in AAI's plans to roll out systems employing next-generation technologies, particularly Park Air's advanced IP radio networks that are delivering dependable ATC communications across the Americas, Europe and Asia."
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Northrop Grumman has won a contract from the US Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center to develop a miniaturized navigation grade inertial system for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). DARPA's Chip-Scale Combinatorial Atomic Navigator (C-SCAN) program aims to integrate micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) and atomic inertial guidance technologies into a single inertial measurement unit, providing stable long-term performance with fast start-up time
Northrop Grumman has built and demonstrated a unique communications capability for the U.S
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