FAA awards support contract for airspace system

FAA awards support contract for airspace system

By Preeti Vasishtha

GCN Staff

APRIL 17'The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a $35 million contract to Sentel Corp. to evaluate systems acquired by the National Airspace System.

Under the nine-year contract signed March 29, the company, based in Alexandria, Va., will provide information technology services to systems for communication,
weather, navigation and surveillance.

The National Airspace System, directed by FAA, is designed to ensure safe aviation nationwide. It covers nearly every aspect of aircraft operations'including pilots, maintenance crews, airports and control towers'and covers civilian and military flights.

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