Air Traffic Navigation, Integration, and Coordination System

ATNAVICS system (vehicle mounted)

The Air Traffic Navigation, Integration, and Coordination System, or ATNAVICS, is the world's only fully autonomous, International Civil Aviation Organization and National Airspace System compliant, radar approach control system transportable in a single C-130 aircraft.

ATNAVICS is a battlefield proven, ICAO-compliant, highly mobile Ground-Controlled Approach system. The system provides air traffic services for the rapid deployment of troops and equipment to remote locations and also in support of humanitarian missions.


Radar vehicle

ATNAVICS radar vehicle

The ATNAVICS radar vehicle with the tactical generator trailer uses an S-Band air surveillance radar, an L-Band secondary surveillance radar/identification friend or foe, and an X-Band precision approach radar.

Operations vehicle

ATNAVICS operations vehicle

The operations vehicle houses two air traffic control positions and one supervisor position. The automation system enables simultaneous surveillance and precision approach operations. The vehicle can also support six additional external ATC positions.

ATNAVICS uses Raytheon's AutoTrac automation software. The controller display can be up to 3,200 feet away from the radar using the fiber-optic cable. The interior of the operations vehicle has two operator positions.

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