Indra Navia Wins Contracts to Provide Full Surveillance Coverage at Dubai International Airport

Supporting Dubai Airport's ambitious growth plans until 2020, Indra Navia's NOVA 9000 will extend surveillance coverage at Dubai International Airport.

Jul 23, 2014, 14:00 ET from Indra Navia

OSLO, Norway, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Indra Navia has been awarded contracts for two major surveillance upgrades as a part of Dubai International Airport's (DIA) rapid development project. The contracts include two new Ground Movement Radars (GMR), an upgrade of the three existing radars and an expansion of the existing Multilateration (MLAT) System. Indra Navia's NOVA 9000 Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (A-SMGCS) will be adjusted accordingly to provide complete airport coverage.

The GMR and MLAT sensor upgrades, combined with upgrades to the NOVA processing system, provide not only immediate efficiency benefits to our operations but also enable us to respond to the future development and growth of our world-class airport operations," says Yousuf Pirzada, Vice President, Engineering DA-EP, Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects.

The NOVA 9000 A-SMGCS has been operational at Dubai International Airport since 2004. Integrating and fusing data from the new and upgraded sensor systems with the NOVA A-SMGCS processing system provides controllers with significantly improved situational awareness.

"Indra Navia is a top supplier of safety and efficiency-related air traffic management systems for Dubai Airports. We are proud of having worked together since the turn of the century and appreciate that this latest contract represents the renewal of our relationship," says Eldar Hauge, President and CEO of Indra Navia.  

Dubai Airports

Dubai Airports owns and manages the operation and development of both of Dubai's airports – Dubai International (DXB) and Al Maktoum International (DWC). The organization was designed to deliver aviation infrastructure which will support the continuation of the sector's impressive growth, facilitate Dubai's economic expansion and generate an estimated 22% of total employment and 32% of the emirate's GDP by 2020.

Indra Navia

Indra Navia designs, produces, and integrates cutting-edge communication, navigation, and tower systems for the world's leading airports and air traffic control organizations. Specializing in highly customized solutions, the company delivers outstanding long-term value under the most demanding conditions. More than 1200 airports around the world rely on GAREX, NORMARC and NOVA.


Indra, chaired by Javier Monzon, is Spain's number one consulting and technology multinational and one of the main multinationals in Europe and Latin America. Innovation and sustainability are the cornerstone of its business, having assigned over €570 million to R&D&I in the last three years, a figure that places it among the top European companies in its sector in terms of investment. With approximate sales of €3,000 M, 61% of its sales revenue is from the international market. It has 42,000 employees and customers in over 138 countries.

Media Contact: Anita Bilicka, Indra Navia, +47 23 18 02 00,

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