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Cobham Awarded Contract to deliver RDS1600 Radar System

Cobham will deliver an upgraded version of its RDS1600 Radar Display to Estonian Air Traffic Control Centre.


Basingstoke: Cobham Special Mission has announced today that it has been awarded a €1.2M contract to provide an upgraded version of its RDS1600 Radar Display System for use at Estonia Air Navigation Services' (EANS) Air Traffic Control Centre (ATCC). The RDS1600 is an Air Traffic Control system and has been used by EANS since the mid 1990s.  The system has completed several updates since then and this latest announcement represents the third additional contract and installation.  Under the contract, the system will provide 12 operator positions and Cobham will provide onsite training on the upgraded system to the operators at the ATCC.

Cobham Special Mission Vice President, Darren Moncrieff said "The Cobham RDS1600 for Air Traffic Control system is in use at 120 military and civilian sites around the globe. We have been working closely with EANS to provide enhanced capability and improved safety features for the RDS1600 system. The solution is a continuation of proven Cobham technology, with the upgraded solution linking to the EANS current back-up display system and providing enhanced operational Air Traffic Services."




About Cobham Special Mission

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We combine state-of-the-art technology with complex air platforms to deliver customised airborne surveillance, operational readiness training and search and rescue services, as well as ground support systems.


Our end-to-end capabilities benefit government and military customers with responsive and cost-effective turn-key solutions for optimal mission performance and air traffic support services. 


About Cobham

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Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the most challenging problems, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.


We employ more than 11,500 people on five continents, and have customers and partners in over 100 countries, with market leading positions in: wireless, audio, video and data communications, including satellite communications; defence electronics; air-to-air refuelling; aviation services; life support and mission equipment.



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