Selex ES Enters China Navaid Market
Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, through its subsidiary company Selex Systems Integration Inc, will supply distance measuring equipment and instrument landing systems at Sanya International Airport in China, following a contract signed with the Civil Aviation Air Traffic Management Equipment Engineering Company.
The project will entail full turn-key services for three high and low power 1118A/1119A DMEs, including production, delivery, testing, install, commissioning, and training, will commence immediately and is anticipated to be completed by the end of 2013. The company will also supply 2 ILS/DME systems with accompanied training to further augment its navigation and landing capabilities.
Sanya International airport was already equipped by Selex ES air traffic control systems which also include the recent supply of a solid state technology primary and secondary radar which will contribute to the radar network managing the ATC over the crowed South Pacific air routes.
"This contract further expands Selex ES’ skills within the Asia region and reaffirms the company capabilities as an integrated airport supplier. Selex ES is recognized world-wide air traffic control and management systems provider with more than 150 countries equipped with ATC systems and our subsidiary, Selex Systems Integration Inc. is one of the leading companies for navigational aids and precision landing systems," stated Selex ES Chief Executive Officer Fabrizio Giulianini.
"We are pleased to support The people’s Republic of China in its efforts to advance its aviation capability, and look forward to furthering the relationship."
In China, Selex ES has more than 30 years’ experience with its products delivered for ATC applications. In recent years the company signed several contracts for ATC systems, including logistic support and systems upgrading in operations throughout the Chinese territory, such as on the occasion of the 2008 Olympic Games.