Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been appointed by NATS to support the UK air traffic management company´s technology transformation programme over the coming years as their systems integration partner, the company said.
The programme will enhance NATS´ capabilities to provide efficient and resilient services to their airline and airport customers. It will support the introduction of a more efficient air traffic system that will meet future demand, increase efficiency and improve environmental performance.
As part of a wider NATS programme of investment, the initial contract will see staff work side-by-side with Lockheed Martin to define, integrate and implement a range of technology services that collectively will evolve and update operational services and enable key SESAR concepts, such as free route airspace, in the UK.
Lockheed Martin UK, headquartered in London, is the UK-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a global security and aerospace company.