TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 21, 2020 â€” The Federal Aviation Administration selectedÂ Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) to modernizeÂ an air traffic controlÂ system used to sequence and spaceÂ aircraft, GovCon Wire reported Wednesday.
The company will perform usability updates as part ofÂ theÂ Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System modernization effort and continue to support FAA’s NextGen initiative, RaytheonÂ said Jan. 14.
STARSÂ works to support aircraft spacing and sequencing tasksÂ at more than 600 military and civilian airports nationwide.
â€œWe want air traffic controllers to have the best tools available to manage the increasingly complex airspace around our airports,â€ said Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’sÂ intelligence, information and services businessÂ and a 2019 Wash100 winner.
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