PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: Thales Group

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Thales Modernises Air Traffic Management Across South Africa - Air Traffic and Navigation Services SOC Limited (ATNS) the air navigation service provider of South Africa, has selected Thales to supply, install and commission Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) surveillance - ATNS.co.za / ThalesGroup.com
Thales Modernises Air Traffic Management Across South Africa

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Gauteng, South Africa, 2016/03/09 - Air Traffic and Navigation Services SOC Limited (ATNS) the air navigation service provider of South Africa, has selected Thales to supply, install and commission Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) surveillance - ATNS.co.za / ThalesGroup.com. Euronext: HO

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Aviation/Aerospace Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

• Thales is supplying a WAM system to the Northern Region of South Africa and Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) technology to 31 sites across the country.
• South Africa, one of the busiest airspaces in the continent, is modernising navigation and surveillance capabilities.
• The contract is part of the country’s continuing efforts to modernise navigation and surveillance in the country.

Air Traffic and Navigation Services SOC Limited (ATNS) the air navigation service provider of South Africa, has selected Thales to supply, install and commission Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) surveillance, Primary and Secondary Surveillance Radars, and Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) technology to a number of its sites.

These contracts are part of the country’s continuing efforts to modernise navigation and surveillance capabilities, ensuring a significant improvement in safety and efficiency.

Over the past decade, African air traffic has increased exponentially, with South Africa being one of the busiest airspaces in the continent. As a result, improved air space management, advanced technologies and system modernisation are needed to meet future challenges of scalability and operation.

ATNS (atns.co.za) has commissioned Thales to deploy multiple surveillance technologies, including WAM, Star NG (Next Generation) Primary Radars and RSM 970 Secondary Radars, matching the best solution to the operational requirement. The WAM system will be deployed to provide surveillance over the entire Northern region. Radars will be deployed to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport, Cape Town, Durban and Blesberg sites. These surveillance systems will be integrated into ATNS’s existing Thales TopSky Air Traffic Management System, providing cost-effective, scalable and reliable surveillance.

DME systems will be deployed to 31 sites across South Africa where they will ensure high accuracy en-route and terminal aircraft guidance.
Together, these technologies will improve ATNS’s capability to offer airlines RNAV routes for faster and shorter trajectories, lower fuel consumption, and reduced carbon emissions. Furthermore, in addition to the supply, installation and commission of the technologies, these contracts provide for a long term support and maintenance agreement.

“In line with ATNS’s Shareholder Mandate to deliver safe skies and customer centric services, technology is a central service enabler. To this end, ATNS has invested in the acquisition of new and advanced technology for Air Traffic Management to replace the current national Air Traffic Management Automation system.

Through this programme, ATNS will enter a new era of operational technology advancements for the benefit of the ATM community. The South African aviation infrastructure is considered to be one of the best in the world, contributing to the country’s aviation safety record. It is, therefore, imperative that we continue to invest wisely in this infrastructure to support the country’s overall transport infrastructure”. Thabani Mthiyane, CEO, ATNS

“South Africa is one of the fastest growing ATM regions in the continent. As a result of Thales’s commitment to aligning our product roadmaps with international standards, Thales navigation and surveillance solutions will allow ATNS to deploy a truly future-proofed technology capable of not only dealing with the issues and challenges of Africa today, but also capable of growing and adapting as the airspace becomes more complex.” Jean- Marc Alias, Thales Vice President in Charge of ATM business

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Aviation/Aerospace Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: Thales Group

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Aviation/Aerospace articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Thales Modernises Air Traffic Management Across South Africa

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

Thales Group | WAM Systems
Publisher Contact: Giaime Porcu - ThalesGroup.com 
+33(0)1 57 77 92 18 giaime.porcu[.]thalesgroup.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Thales Group securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Aviation/Aerospace via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From Thales Group / Company Profile


Read Aviation/Aerospace Most Recent Related Newswires:

Safran Celebrates First Flight of Airbus A330neo
Airlink Becomes First South African Airline to Acquire Embraer E-Jets
Leonardo and NCI Agency Extend NATO Cyber Protection Service to Additional HQs on Budget and to Schedule
Leonardo and Hanwha Systems Team in South Korea for Avionics Technologies
Thales Alenia Space Wins Equipment Contract for ESA’s Biomass Mission
Leonardo - Firefighting Helicopters to be Deployed by Prefectures and Agencies of Tokyo, Shizuoka, Fukushima and Yamaguchi
Safran and Paris-Sud University Sign Partnership Agreement and Bolster Ties At Paris-Saclay Science & Technology Cluster
Embraer to Establish Major Aviation Training Center in Johannesburg
Commercial Aerospace MRO and Manufacturing Sector - Big Opportunities for Growth in Thailand Finds Frost & Sullivan
AW169 Helicopter Success in UK EMS Market Continues with Selection by the Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust
Safran Unveils Aneto - New Range of Engines for the Super-medium and Heavy Helicopter Market
Leonardo Introduces The AW189K Helicopter At Helitech 2017
Embraer Announces Firm Order for 20 E-Jets from SkyWest
Thales Alenia Space to Provide X-band Transmitter for South Korea’s KPLO Lunar Orbiter
Embraer Announces New IFEC Supplier for the E-Jets E2s

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  JobsWare.com

Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)