Northrop Grumman to Provide Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control Systems at Muscat International Airport and Salalah International Airport, Oman

By Northrop Grumman Corporation, PRNE
Thursday, June 23, 2011

OSLO, Norway, June 24, 2011 -

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE: NOC) Europe-based air
traffic management subsidiary, Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems,
is providing Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control Systems
(A-SMGCS) for Muscat International and Salalah International
airports in the Sultanate of Oman.  

The contract awarded by the Spanish information technology
company Indra Sistemas forms part of the nationwide air traffic
management modernisation and upgrade programme for the Directorate
General of Meteorology and Air Navigation Services in Oman and is
expected to be completed in April 2015.

“This was an extremely competitive tender involving several
strong international companies. Winning this contract confirms our
position as the leading provider of surface movement systems in the
Gulf region,” said Eldar Hauge, managing director of Northrop
Grumman Park Air Systems in Norway.  ”The collaboration with
Indra will result in a world-class air traffic management system at
the international airports in Oman.”

Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems will supply and install NOVA
9000 A-SMGCS, including multi-lateration systems being supplied by
teammate ERA.  Indra Sistemas will supply the surface movement
radars, which will be integrated into the NOVA 9000 A-SMGCS.

The NOVA 9000 A-SMGCS will be installed at Oman’s Muscat
International (Seeb) and Salalah International airports.  The
installation of the A-SMGCS will take place in parallel with the
major facility upgrades being carried out at these and six other
regional airports throughout Oman.  

With a 50-year legacy in air traffic management systems ranging
from individual airport installations to countrywide, multiple-site
turnkey integrated system solutions, Northrop Grumman’s
state-of-the-art air traffic management systems are operationally
controlling air traffic in numerous countries around the world
including recent major programmes in: Norway, Canada, France,
United Arab Emirates, United States and the United Kingdom.

Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems, based in Oslo and Horten,
Norway, and in Peterborough, U.K., supplies air traffic management
systems for air-space operations worldwide.

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