Systems Interface, based in the UK, has been awarded a ‘Turnkey’ contract by the Irish Air Corps, Department of Defence, to supply, install and commission a replacement Non-Directional Beacon (NDB) Transmitter and Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) at Gormanston Camp, County Meath, Ireland.
Systems Interface (SIL) will provide all civil works on site to replace the end-of-life equipment with a Nautel Vector 125Watt Solid State Dual NDB Transmitter, Antenna Tuning Unit complete with SIL Self Supporting 10m Mast with mast lighting transformer kit. The NDB will be collocated with a Normarc Dual System 1000 Watt High Power DME. Both Systems will have full remote control and monitoring to two off site locations, all equipment will be installed in a new Equipment Shelter and compound area
Installation is scheduled to commence in July 2020.
About the Irish Air Corps
The Air Corps is the air component of the Defence Forces of Ireland. Through a fleet of fixed and rotary wing aircraft, it provides military support to the Army and Naval Service, together with non-military air services such as Garda air support, air ambulance, fisheries protection and the Ministerial Air Transport Service.