Finmeccanica to enhance ATC radars at major Canadian airports
- The TSR (Terminal Surveillance Radars) replacement program involves 12 major Canadian airports including Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver and Calgary
- Work has commenced and is due to be completed by 2027
- Finmeccanica has delivered ATC radar systems to more than 150 countries over the last 60 years.
Finmeccanica Security & Information Systems Division, (in the process of the reorganisation of the Group’s companies, the division has absorbed, from January 1st 2016, part of the activities of Selex ES) has signed a major contract to replace the old Air Traffic Control (ATC) radars at 12 major Canadian airports including Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver and Calgary. Work has commenced and is due to be completed by 2027. It is the largest ATC contract award for Finmeccanica in the last 10 years. The agreement with NAV CANADA includes options for follow-on phases and replacement of additional radars.
Finmeccanica was awarded the contract by NAV CANADA after a Request for Proposal process which involved stiff competition among several companies. Finmeccanica world-class radar technology and its track record in terms of quality, performance, reliability and life cycle support provided assurance that the company will be able to successfully undertake and deliver on this project, which involves technological complexity and stringent requirements for operation in challenging Canadian airports environments.
Finmeccanica is a major international player in the provision of large-scale, complex solutions for Air Traffic Management (ATM) systems. Over the past half century, the company has delivered more than a thousand primary and secondary radar channels in more than 150 countries, providing users with innovative, proprietary technology solutions based on efficiency, safety, performance, and environmental sustainability.
NAV CANADA is the company that owns and operates Canada’s civil Air Navigation Service (ANS) and is recognized worldwide to be one of the most efficient and demanding ANSPs in terms of performance and safety requirements.
Finmeccanica is proud to have been awarded this contract in competition against a pool of international providers, attesting to its outstanding capabilities in ATC technology and serving to elevate its brand globally as the leader in the ATC radar market.