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2010-12-13 12:00:00

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensis Corporation's Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) deployment in the North Sea off the coast of Scotland is now certified for Air Traffic Control (ATC) by the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority. Air traffic controllers for NATS, the United Kingdom's leading air navigation services provider, are using the highly accurate WAM surveillance to enhance the safety of air traffic operations within the oil platforms' airspace by employing...

2009-03-03 15:01:00

FAIRFAX, Va., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Era Systems Corporation, a subsidiary of SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX), announced it has signed a contract to provide a comprehensive height monitoring unit (HMU) to the United Kingdom (UK) air traffic control provider NATS. Era's HMU solution will allow for a much more comprehensive audit of aircraft in UK airspace than the equipment it replaces, with improved quality of signal processing. HMUs provide precise surveillance measurements...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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