Northrop subsidiary supplying India with air-traffic control radios

Air traffic control radios that will use Voice over Internet Protocal technology are being supplied to India this year by Park Air Services, a British subsidiary of Northrop Grumman.
By Richard Tomkins  |  May 27, 2014 at 8:53 AM
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LONDON, May 27 (UPI) -- The British air traffic management systems subsidiary of Northrop Grumman is providing India with more than 1,000 ground-to-air air traffic control radios.

The radios from Park Air Systems will use Voice over Internet Protocal technology and will be delivered to the Airports Authority of India next spring.

"AAI has benefited from Park Air ATC communications equipment for six decades and with this significant order, we can maintain our long-standing presence in India's rapidly growing civil aviation sector," said Charles Houseago, managing director of Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems.

"We are pleased to be involved from the outset in AAI's plans to roll out systems employing next-generation technologies, particularly Park Air's advanced IP radio networks that are delivering dependable ATC communications across the Americas, Europe and Asia."

The equipment to be delivered and integrated into AAI IP network includes more than 500 sets of transmitters and receivers, remote control units, filters, multi-couplers and antennas.

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