Nav Canada and Iridium are partnering on a project that will bring satellite-based air traffic surveillance to areas of the globe with no coverage, starting with crucial North Atlantic routes. The two companies are forming a joint venture called Aireon, which will provide surveillance data from a new constellation of satellites being launched by Iridium Communications. It will use automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B), but unlike existing ADS-B systems it will require no ...


"Joint Venture Could Help Fill Global Surveillance Gaps" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…

Already registered? here.