$18.7 million SESAR Research Contracts for the future development of Europe's Air Traffic

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18,700,000 USD
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09/04/2009
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01/01/2016

Northrop Grumman Corporation, as one of the four member companies forming the North European Air Traffic Management Industry Group (NATMIG), has been awarded funding from the European Community and EUROCONTROL to participate in a research programme to streamline and modernise air traffic management in Europe.
Northrop Grumman’s Norway-based air traffic management subsidiary Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems will receive contracts worth $18.7m (NOK 117m) from the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) Joint Undertaking programme for research and development aimed at making air traffic in European skies greener, safer and more efficient. The contract was awarded following an international competitive tender process. The contract is due to be completed by 2016.