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Saab Selected by the Airports Authority of India to Deploy A-SMGCS at Five Airports

Saab, VSATS and Leesburg Executive Airport Partner to Demonstrate & Evaluate Remote Tower Technology

September 30, 2014 - News

Defense and security company Saab, the Virginia SATSLab, Inc. (VSATS) and the Leesburg Executive Airport (Leesburg, VA) are partnering to demonstrate and evaluate Saab remote tower technologies at Leesburg Executive Airport. During the summer of 2015, the partnership will demonstrate and evaluate the remote tower system for use at non-towered airports. The Virginia Department of […]

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Saab’s Aerobahn Departure Manager Assists in San Francisco International Airport Meeting Efficiency Goals During Runway Construction

September 29, 2014 - News

Defense and security company Saab announced that its Aerobahn Departure Manager (DMAN) successfully helped San Francisco International Airport (SFO) proactively manage the recent closure of its runways. During the four-month period, DMAN provided departure management and sequencing of aircraft to reduce aircraft taxi times, fuel burn and emissions. As the system selected by construction manager […]

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World’s Busiest Airport Upgrades to Saab’s Latest Collaborative Decision Making & Efficiency Tool Suite

September 8, 2014 - News

Defense and security company Saab has received a contract renewal from the City of Atlanta Department of Aviation to expand its Aerobahn airport surface management platform in use at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). This will bring a number of new and advanced products and tools to the ATL airport operations community that will further […]

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Marc Viggiano Elected to CANSO Executive Committee

July 21, 2014 - News

Marc Viggiano, Chairman of Saab’s ATM advisory committee, has been elected by the members of CANSO (Civil Air Navigation Services Organization) to the organization’s Executive Committee. Viggiano will serve as the Associate Members Representative, providing perspective from the industry side of ATM directly to the organization’s elected Executive Committee. The Executive Committee steers overall policy […]

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NASA Awards Saab a Cooperative Agreement to Develop New Methods for Optimizing Flight Efficiency in Multiple Phases of Operations

June 23, 2014 - News

Defense and security company Saab has announced that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) has awarded the company a cooperative agreement to prototype and test a new tool for the optimization of air traffic across multiple phases of operations, including the airport surface and terminal airspace, with more efficient 4D […]

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Groundbreaking news for Saab Remote Tower in Sweden

June 19, 2014 - Press Releases

The defense and security company Saab has developed technology for remote air traffic control, known as Remote Tower. The Swedish Transport Agency has now given the Swedish air navigation service provider, LFV, clearance that the critical flight safety aspects of Remote Tower are clarified. Sundsvall Remote Tower Center will therefore be in operation in autumn […]

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Avinor Selects Saab to Deploy Wide Area Multilateration System Along Southwest Coast of Norway

June 17, 2014 - News

Defense and security company Saab has announced that Avinor, the Air Navigation Service Provider for Norway, has selected Saab to deploy a Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) system along the southwest coast of Norway. The WAM system will provide air traffic controllers with accurate surveillance of flights operating to Bergen Airport Flesland and Stavanger Airport Sola. […]

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Saab Completes ADS-B System for Naviair to Track Flights over Greenland and the Faroe Islands

May 19, 2014 - News

Defense and security company Saab has announced that it has completed the deployment of its Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) system for Naviair, the Air Navigation Service Provider for Denmark. The ADS-B system will provide surveillance of ADS-B-equipped en route flights over Greenland and the Faroe Islands. The system provides ADS-B data to the […]

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Saab to Deploy Aerobahn DMAN for Proactive Management of Departures During Runway Construction at San Francisco International Airport

April 7, 2014 - News

Defense and security company Saab has announced that its Aerobahn Departure Manager (DMAN) has been selected by Parsons Brinckerhoff, lead project engineer, to provide a departure metering system and services at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) during the airport’s upcoming runway construction project. The Aerobahn DMAN will enable airport stakeholders to proactively manage and optimally […]

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Airservices Australia Commissions Integrated Tower Automation Suite from Saab and NAV CANADA at Melbourne Airport

March 25, 2014 - News

Defense and security company Saab announced that Airservices Australia, the Air Navigation Service Provider for Australia, has commissioned into service the Integrated Tower Automation Suite (INTAS) at Melbourne Airport. Melbourne, Australia’s second busiest airport, is the fourth air traffic control (ATC) tower to receive the modern INTAS platform provided by Saab and NAV CANADA for […]

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Saab Introduces SR-3 Surface Movement Radar for Airport Surface Surveillance

March 25, 2014 - News

Saab today introduced the SR-3, its third generation, entirely solid state X-band Surface Movement Radar (SMR) for airport surface surveillance applications. The SR-3 features the antenna, transceiver and radar data processor in a complete package from the global leader in Advanced-Surface Movement Guidance and Control Systems (A-SMGCS). Based on more than 10 years experience in […]

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AEROTHAI Selects Saab ADS-B for Expanded Trial in Thailand

March 25, 2014 - News

Aeronautical Radio of Thailand (AEROTHAI), the Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) for Thailand, has selected defense and security company Saab to deploy an upgraded and expanded Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system across Thailand. The ADS-B system will provide surveillance of flights over Thailand’s airspace in an expanded trial of the technology. Saab first deployed an […]

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U.S. Army Selects Saab to Supply Wide Area Multilateration System to Enhance Air Surveillance and Safety at Joint Base Lewis – McChord

January 27, 2014 - News

Saab has been selected by the U.S. Army to supply a Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) system at Joint Base Lewis – McChord (JBLM), Fort Lewis, Washington. The WAM system will provide precise surveillance during low level aviation tactical maneuvers during training at JBLM. JBLM will be the fourth U.S. military installation to utilize Saab WAM […]

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