Swedish aerospace firm Saab Gorup´s Saab Sensis unit said that its Wide Area Multilateration system has been deployed to provide surveillance of flights operating in close proximity of the Lotte World Tower being constructed near Seoul Air Base to Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) air traffic controllers.
According to Saab Sensis, the system also employs the first operational deployment of conflict detection and alerting capabilities for a WAM surveillance system, further enhancing safety of flights.
The Saab Sensis WAM is enhancing the safety of the tower by providing an extra level of surveillance, tracking all flights within 10 to 15 nautical miles of the tower.
Saab said that the system uses Saab Sensis-developed conflict detection and alerting algorithms to provide ROKAF air traffic controllers with advanced warning of aircraft operating too close to the tower.
The surveillance data and conflict alerts are shown on dedicated Saab Sensis WAM displays.
Saab Sensis multilateration uses multiple low-maintenance, non-rotating sensors to triangulate aircraft location based on transponder signals. This provides air traffic controllers with precise aircraft position and identification information regardless of weather conditions.
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