Selex SI Signs Contracts in Morocco for ATC Systems

(January 28, 2010) -- SELEX Sistemi Integrati, a Finmeccanica company, has signed two contracts for a total value of EUR7m with the Office National des Aeroports (ONDA), the Moroccan Air Service Provider. The Company will supply an air traffic control (ATC) radar system in Fes-Saiss airport and an air traffic management (ATM) simulator in Marrakech's Menara airport. Within 12 months, the Fes-Saiss radar station will be equipped with an ATCR33-S primary radar, a SIR-S secondary radar with a last generation mode S transmitter, and the relevant infrastructures and civil works. Within the first six months, SELEX Sistemi Integrati will install an ATM training simulator at Marrakech airport. Following the starting of an earlier contract with ONDA in 2008, SELEX Sistemi Integrati is implementing a complete radar station composed of an ATCR-33 mode S primary radar, a SIR-S secondary radar, and an approach control centre (APP) consisting of 13 workstations and related civil infrastructures. This contract consolidates SELEX Sistemi Integrati's ATC systems reliability and presence in the Mediterranean and North African area.

Source: SELEX Sistemi Integrati
Date: Jan 29, 2010