Vitrociset and Park Air Systems, subsidiaries of Leonardo and Northop Grumman respectively have been awarded a five-year radio replacement contract by Italian air navigation services provider, ENAV.
The agreement is to replace ground-to-air communications equipment for airports and the supporting en-route infrastructure.
The provision will update existing products to meet the 8.33 kHz channel spacing using the market leading Park Air T6 radio and other products from the Sapphire portfolio. The modernisation will incorporate the requirement to move to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
Equipment comprising of T6 radios, antennas and remote control monitoring systems alongside customer acceptance testing and product training will all be provided by Park Air.
Vitrociset and Park Air will be responsible for the in territory services and ongoing maintenance support.
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Leonardos Falco Xplorer drone unveiled at the Paris Air Show 2019 is free from United States International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) regulations being entirely designed and manufactured in Europe. In addition, its technical characteristics place it within the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) class II category which together with the ITAR-free status make the Falco Xplorer readily exportable around the world, Leonardo announced
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