Northrop Grumman delivers world's first countrywide internet protocol communication network for air traffic control in Uruguay
Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced that its
Park Air Systems was appointed by the prime contractor INDRA to deliver the radio solution which will be coupled to INDRA's IP-based voice switch.
"I am delighted that our air traffic control communications equipment was chosen for this pioneering project," said
Uruguay is the first country to offer a countrywide IP system based on internationally agreed standards that address the safety-critical area of air traffic control communications. In total, 86 radios have been provided across eight sites including Carrasco, Colonia, Cardona, Salto, Tacuarembo, Melo, Santa Clara and
The global standards for Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) for air traffic management, ED-137, have been developed by the