Selex ES has been selected to supply air traffic control (ATC) equipment for the New Hanoi Air Traffic Control Centre in Vietnam.
The contract, valued at €8 million, has been awarded by Vietnam Air Traffic Management (VATM) and is stipulated to be executed within 19 months from the date of its award.
Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, will supply air traffic management automation and associated systems, including area control centre (ACC) system equipped with operator consoles, a simulator, and a test and evaluation system.
The scope of work includes complete automaton of two control towers at the Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi and the Cat Bi International Airport in the port city of Haiphong.
Selex's AMAN/DMAN tool is to be installed to facilitate better management of arrivals and departures, as well as help operators with ATC services when there is an increase in traffic density.
The contract includes eight video wall positions installed into other VATM remove towers.
The high level of modularity in system architecture ensures reliable round the clock services throughout the year and provides flexibility for further upgrades at a later date.
The new systems can be easily integrated with Selex's existing ATC systems that are in operation at the Hanoi airport.
Selex ES has been supplying ATC and ACC equipment for the Hanoi airport since early 2000s and has been the principal navaid supplier through its US subsidiary, Selex Systems Integration.
Image: Under the contract Selex will complete automate the two control towers at the Noi Bai International Airport and the Cat Bi International Airport in the port city of Haiphong.