CANBERRA, Australia, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will team with four leading air traffic management (ATM) technology providers to offer its Skyline Enterprise™ solution for the Airservices Australia and Australian Department of Defence oneSKY AUSTRALIA procurement. Together, the team's capabilities offer an enhanced air transportation network for all Australians.
The teammates joining Lockheed Martin Australia Pty Ltd on its oneSKY AUSTRALIA solution include Australian-based partners Adacel Technologies Limited; Daronmont Technologies; and Frequentis Australasia Pty Ltd. In addition, Airbus ProSky with subsidiary, Metron Aviation, will join the team.
Skyline Enterprise, one of the world's most advanced ATM solutions, will feature capabilities that include Adacel Technologies' flight path conflict detection tool and Frequentis Australasia's voice communications and integrated tower products. Daronmont Technologies, a small-medium enterprise will provide extensive experience in engineering and deployment of complex systems to the Department of Defence. Metron Aviation is the current provider of Australia's advanced air traffic flow management (ATFM) system, and their knowledge and skills will ensure the solution optimises airspace and airport resources.
Combined, the team's solution will provide Australians with more on-time departures and arrivals, improving their air travel experience. Additional benefits of the Skyline Enterprise solution include more efficient gate-to-gate ATFM; harmonised civil-military operations that ensure defence readiness; and more secure skies through advanced airspace management and flight path monitoring capabilities.
"Lockheed Martin's solution for the oneSKY AUSTRALIA requirement offers a new era of enhanced travel, air safety and more efficient commerce for all Australians," said Raydon Gates, chief executive of Lockheed Martin Australia Pty Ltd. "Our team's Australian expertise combined with our next generation air traffic management technology and complex systems integration capabilities will also help the economy through reduced carbon emissions and best-value operating costs."
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 118,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products, and services. The Corporation's net sales for 2012 were US$47.2 billion. Lockheed Martin Australia is a wholly-own subsidiary of the Corporation and employs over 750 people Australia wide. Turnover in 2012 exceeded A$200 million.
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