LONDON, March 13 /PRNewswire/ --
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced its Europe-based air traffic management system subsidiary, Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems, has been awarded a contract by NATS Services Ltd. to supply, deliver and install its NOVA 9000 Radar Processing and Flight Planning System, with fully integrated electronic flight strips, to the new air traffic control (ATC) tower at Jersey International Airport.
Our integrated air traffic management system will help controllers meet the demands for increased airspace capacity at Jersey airport, said Eldar Hauge, managing director for Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems Norway. We are proud of our strong partnership with NATS and delighted they have selected our product as part of the tower fit-out for Jersey Airport.
NATS is working closely with the Jersey Airport Air Traffic Engineering Department to fit-out the new control tower with the latest in avionics and air traffic control technology. NATS provides air traffic control services at 15 of the U.K.'s largest airports and en-route air traffic services for aircraft flying through U.K. airspace.
Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems will supply a fully integrated electronic flight strip system. The system will be the primary operational ATC tool for approach and tower control at Jersey International Airport. Each ATC working position will be equipped with NOVA 9000 radar and electronic flight plan displays.
Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems, based in Peterborough, U.K., and in Oslo and Horten, Norway, supplies communication, navigation and surveillance systems for air-space operations worldwide.
In Europe, Northrop Grumman operates from locations in France, Germany, Italy and Norway, providing navigation, air traffic control and postal automation systems. In the U.K., Northrop Grumman operates from primary locations in London, Fareham, Chester, Coventry, New Malden, Peterborough, RAF Waddington and Solihull and provides avionics, communications, electronic warfare systems, marine navigation systems, robotics, C4I solutions and mission planning, aircraft whole life support, IT systems and software development.
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.
Ken Beedle of Northrop Grumman Corporation, +44-(0)-207-747-1910, +44-(0)-7787-174092, Ken.firstname.lastname@example.org