Raytheon to Provide Improved Surveillance Capability for National Airspace System
- To increase safety, efficiency and capacity in world's most complex airspace system
The subsequent planned U.S. Air Force implementation schedule of ADS-B capability into the APX-119 transponders is scheduled to be completed well in advance of the deadline in the FAA's final rule, mandating compliance by 2020.
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ADS-B is a space-based navigation system for air traffic management with many joint civil and military benefits, including cockpit situational awareness, reduced aircraft separation and increased capacity. In addition, there are potential additional military operational benefits.
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