Enlarging the South American AMHS network with the migration of DINACIA´s international connections with Brazil and Argentina
The National Civil Aviation and Aviation Infrastructure Directorate (Dirección Nacional de Aviación
Civil e Infraestructura Aeronáutica, DINACIA), provides Air Navigation Services to the international and national airports based in Uruguay. DINACIA, which is a government agency and headquartered in Canelones, has contracted Frequentis with the delivering of smartMessenger, well known for its high performance and high availability.
DINACIA is currently operating an AFTN Message Handling System which was supplied by Global Weather Dynamics, Inc. (GWDI), and now part of the smartMessenger product suite. Frequentis will upgrade the system with smartMessenger configured to support the AMHS message format as mandated by ICAO. The system will be connected to approx. 50 user terminals and the international AMHS centres in Brazil and Argentina. Frequents will implement the system on a turnkey basis to be fully operational within only four months with the support of its local partner, Mr Ademar Prego.
Brig. Gen (Av.) Antonio Alarcon, General Director at DINACIA, comments DINACIA’s choice for Frequentis smartMessenger: ”DINACIA has been operating the current AFTN system since 1999 and has been impressed with its reliability. When searching for a new system and comparing the various solutions available in the market, we concluded that Frequentis smartMessenger was the only product that met our requirements in terms of high performance, availability and flexibility. With Frequentis smartMessenger we have chosen a system that will support our operations for many more years to come.”