Saab selected by Airports Authority of India to deploy A-SMGCS at five airports
[Johannesburg, 20 October 2014] -
Defence and security company Saab has been selected by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to deploy Advanced-Surface Movement Guidance & Control Systems (A-SMGCS) at five airports in India. The Saab A-SMGCS will enhance situational awareness and runway safety at these growing airports.Saab will deploy its A3000 A-SMGCS, Saab multilateration and SR-3 Surface Movement Radars (SMR) to Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Guwahati, Jaipur, and Lucknow Airports. The A3000 A-SMGCS will fuse multilateration and SMR surveillance data to provide air traffic controllers with precise surveillance of the airports' runways and taxiways, along with the identification of aircraft.In addition, the A-SMGCS will feature Safety Logic runway incursion detection and alerting algorithms to provide controllers with advanced warnings of potential runway incursions. The A-SMGCS will also include functionality for Airport-Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) initiatives.