Abu Dhabi to Have Automatic Surveillance System

27 April 2009 (Last Updated April 27th, 2009 18:30)

German surveillance expert COMSOFT has been selected by the General Civil Aviation Authority of United Arab Emirates to install three operational ADS-B ground stations to give better coverage of Abu Dhabi's skies. The ADS-B sensor surveillance solutions for air traffic management indus

German surveillance expert COMSOFT has been selected by the General Civil Aviation Authority of United Arab Emirates to install three operational ADS-B ground stations to give better coverage of Abu Dhabi's skies.

The ADS-B sensor surveillance solutions for air traffic management industry will cover UAE's busy air space and adjacent areas at Tarif, Sharjah and Sheikh Zayed Centre.

The company has also been contracted to install quality control and monitoring systems to run the ADS-B equipment for checking system availability and performance.

Until now, the Sheikh Zayed Air Traffic Centre has been supplied with the ARTAS tracker and the PRISMA air traffic control (ATC) automation system.