Tern Systems Inc. has won a contract for the supply of Radar and Flight Data Processing System for the Jeju International Airport, S-Korea, following an open tender. Additionally, the system shall serve as a radar back-up system for the whole country.
Competition was strong since all major ATC solutions providers showed great interest in this project. Tern Systems won the contract in cooperation with Nousnet, a S-Korean company with great experience in installing and maintenance of large and complex systems.
Delegates from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and NASA are meeting with people from Tern Systems, the Icelandic Civil Aviation Administration and the University of Iceland regarding cooperation to modulate a new working environment for Air Traffic Controllers. The University of Iceland has had very successful research cooperation with MIT, Tern Systems and the Icelandic CAA for the past years regarding testing new procedures and graphical interfaces in Air Traffic Control. All parties have shown great interest in further cooperation.
Today the Tern Systems Radio Operator FDPS became operational at the Shannon Aeradio, Ballygirreen (Shanwick Radio), Ireland. The system is similar to the operating RO-FDPS system at Iceland Radio, Gannet, and is a message handling system specially designed to provide ATS radio operators support for air-ground and ground-ground communication.
Tern ATC Automation System (TAS) – Integrated Radar and Flight Data System
Tern Systems is supplying Radar and Flight Data Processing System for the Jeju International Airport, S-Korea. The system serves primarily tower and approach controllers in Jeju, however is additionallya radar back-up system for the whole korea area control (Incheon FIR). The normal load of the system is to receive 220 concurrent tracks from 8 radars. Each day there are around 2000 flights that pass through the system.