The NEXCOM 2 contract, awarded to General Dynamics Mission Systems in 2012, delivers certified CM-300/350 V2 VHF and UHF radios replacing outdated, ground-to-air, air traffic control radios
, some of which are almost 50 years old.
General Dynamics C4 Systems recently received an in-service decision certification from the Federal Aviation Administration for the General Dynamics CM-300/350 V2 UHF and VHF air traffic control radios
US aerospace and defense firm General Dynamics' (NYSE: GD) General Dynamics C4 Systems unit said received the first production order from US aviation authority the Federal Aviation Administration for new software-defined Voice over Internet Protocol CM-300/350 UHF and VHF air traffic control radios
related accessories and training materials.
This contract continues General Dynamics' long-standing ability to deliver highly reliable, technologically advanced air traffic control radios
to the FAA," said Chris Marzilli, president of General Dynamics C4 Systems.
Normally, the air traffic control radios
are completely clogged.
In addition to being the preferred replacement radio for 17,000 fielded GRC-171 UHF air traffic control radios
, the flexibility of the software designed, IP-based 721S lends itself to seamless integration in a multitude of applications, said Ram Prasad, managing director for Rockwell Collins India.
US aerospace technology developer and government contractor General Dynamics' (NYSE: GD) C4 Systems unit said that new software defined CM 300/350 UHF and VHF air traffic control radios
have completed the first phase of US aviation authority the Federal Aviation Administration's Factory Acceptance Testing programme that evaluated the radios' hardware and software.