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The A3000 A-SMGCS provides precise situational awareness and advanced conflict-detection and alerting capabilities that improve runway safety.

Saab selected by AAI to deploy A-SMGCS at five airports

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has selected Saab to deploy Advanced–Surface Movement Guidance & Control Systems (A-SMGCS) at five airports in India. The Saab A-SMGCS will enhance situational awareness and runway safety at these growing airports. Saab will be deploying its A3000 A-SMGCS, Saab multilateration, and SR-3 Surface Movement Radars (SMR) to Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Guwahati, Jaipur, and Lucknow Airports. The A3000 A-SMGCS will fuse multilateration and SMR surveillance data to provide air traffic controllers with precise surveillance of the airports' runways and taxiways, along with the identification of aircraft. In addition, the A-SMGCS will feature Safety Logic runway incursion detection and alerting algorithms to provide controllers with advanced warnings of potential runway incursions. The A-SMGCS will also include functionality for Airport-Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) initiatives. Previously, Saab had deployed A-SMGCS to Chennai, Kolkata, and Mumbai Airports and an A-SMGCS, multilateration, and SMR to Indira Gandhi New Delhi Airport.

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