Northrop wins European air traffic control upgrades
- By William Welsh
- Jun 18, 2007
Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems won several contracts to upgrade air traffic control operations throughout Central and Eastern Europe.
Under the contracts, Park Air Systems has or will upgrade systems in Romania, Hungary, Croatia and Latvia. The total value of the work is about $15 million.
Depending on customer needs, the upgrades involve improvements to digital radio equipment, deployment of surface movement guidance and control systems and installation of remote control monitoring systems.
Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems supplies communication, navigation and surveillance systems for air and space operations around the globe. Its offices are located in Peterborough, United Kingdom, as well as Oslo and Horten, Norway.
Park Air Systems is a unit of Northrop Grumman of Los Angeles. The parent company ranks No. 3
on Washington Technology's 2007 Top 100 list
of the largest federal government prime contractors.
William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.