CS won a 15 year contract to provide the French civil aviation authority (DGAC/DSNA) with an integrated IP-based radio/telephone Voice Communication System (VCS). The scope of the contract also includes the supply of independent backup VCS system to seamlessly bypass and take over main VCS system. The furnished system is intended to modernize a large number of major French airfields.
DGAC/DSNA will be supplied with the CSs new product: CSoIP (Communication and Security over IP), an IP-based integrated VCS solution compliant withED-137 standard.
CSoIP is a reliable, flexible and redundant system benefiting from comprehensive Radio and Telephone functionalities. CSoIP offers a large number of radio/telephone gateways and interfaces to enable smooth connections between IP technologies and legacy equipment. An optimized touch screen panel, the cornerstone of the working position, allows controllers to intuitively interact with the whole system.
CS CEO, Laurent Giovachini said: CS is already deploying its communication system in the frame of NATO air bases renovation in European countries. Moreover, CS has recently been notified to participate in future VCS backup systems conception intended to be installed on French En-Route centers through N-VCS FABEC program in Central Europe Airspace. This new contract highlights the relevance of our solution to serve civil air traffic control.
CSoIP will be deployed on 25 sites located in metropolitan France and French oversea territories.
This contract award demonstrates CSs ability to provide attractive products which fulfill the most important Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) requirements, strengthening its position as a major VCS supplier.
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