Aviation Ground Infrastructure CNS

Surveillance Networks

En Route & Airport/Airfield

The first Radars in the UK, connected cross site by
optical fibres, was by FTI in 1984 for the CAA at
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. Replacing BT's leased lines,
project pay back period was 5 years.

FTI has Networked (IP & Non-IP) the following ATC Air
Traffic Control Surveillance Radars over leased lines
to Air Traffic Control Centres and optical fibres to
Control Towers: -

    ADS-B Auto Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast
    MLAT Multilateration
    PAR Precision Approach Radar
    PSR Primary Surveillance Radar
    Radar Flight Displays
    SMR Surface Movement Radar
    SSR Secondary Surveillance Radar

For futher information please 'Contact FTI',
details are given below: -