Northrop Grumman to Supply Radar at Jersey International

15 March 2009 (Last Updated March 15th, 2009 18:30)

Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems has received a contract award from National Air Traffic Services (NATS) to supply, deliver and install the NOVA 9000 radar processing and flight planning system at Jersey International Airport. NATS has been working closely with the Jersey Airport air t

Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems has received a contract award from National Air Traffic Services (NATS) to supply, deliver and install the NOVA 9000 radar processing and flight planning system at Jersey International Airport.

NATS has been working closely with the Jersey Airport air traffic engineering department to fit-out the new control tower with the latest in avionics and air traffic control technology.

Managing director for Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems Norway, Eldar Hauge said that the company was pleased to be awarded the contract.

"Our integrated air traffic management system will help controllers meet the demands for increased airspace capacity at Jersey airport," he said.

Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems will supply a fully integrated electronic flight strip system. The system will be the primary operational ATC tool for approach and tower control at Jersey International Airport. Each ATC working position will be equipped with NOVA 9000 radar and electronic flight plan displays.

By Daniel Garrun.