air-ground communication

air-ground communication

[¦er ¦grau̇nd kə‚myü·nə′kā·shən]
(communications)
Two-way communication between aircraft and stations on the ground.

air-ground communication

Two-way communications between aircraft and stations or locations on the surface of the earth. Any station having primary responsibility for handling telecommunication pertaining to the operation and control of aircraft in the given area is an air-ground control radio station.
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The Military communications market has been segmented on the basis of components into military SATCOM terminal, military radio systems, military security systems, and communication management system; on the basis of communication segmented into airborne communication, air-ground communication, underwater communication, ground based communication, and shipborne communication; and on the basis of application segmented into command and control, routine operations, situational awareness, and other applications.
The military communication market is segmented on the basis of different components into Mobile Satellite Service (MSS), military Satellite Communication (SATCOM), Fleet Satellite Communication System (FLTSATCOM), Military Strategic and Tactical Relay (MILSTAR), military radio systems, Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) , military sonar and radar systems military security systems (interception system, encryption system and electronic countermeasure system); by types of communiation: air-ground communication, airborne communiation, underwater communication, shipborne communication and ground based communication.
Air-ground communication and data-links, radar and flight data processing are technologies and systems that assist controllers and are essential to ATC systems and processes for ensuring the safety and movement of air traffic.
The contract, which will last up to eight years, will allow SITA to upgrade its air-ground communication system that is used to send weather briefings, gate information, equipment data and other information from airlines to pilots.
The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract awarded to General Dynamics in April 2012 is part of the FAA's Next Generation Air-Ground Communications (NEXCOM) Segment 2 program.
EE The contract is part of the FAA's Next Generation Air-Ground Communications (NEXCOM) Segment 2 program which includes replacing outmoded air traffic control (ATC) air-to-ground radios with radios using the latest in communications technology.
Under the terms of the agreement the two companies will cooperate in marketing, product development and innovation, information technology, air-ground communications, 3G applications and customer service.
The study evaluates the following interoperability areas: en route navigation, precision approach, non-precision approach, air-ground communications, avionics, and approach lighting.
The system delivered to Luke includes 80 P5 instrumentation pods, 21 laptop debriefing systems, a transportable ground system that operates with or without a live monitor for postmission debriefs, and 10 remote range units to handle air-ground communications.
Kabaservice, integrating voice and data communications on a single digital link - as in the VDL Mode 3 system that is the basis of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - procured Next Generation Air-Ground Communications (NEXCOM) system - has significant benefits for both communication types.
April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Dynamics Mission Systems CM300/350 V2 VHF and UHF air traffic control (ATC) radios are the first radios to go into operation at an airport as part of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Next Generation Air-ground Communications (NEXCOM) Segment 2 modernization program.
This contract is part of NAMA's "Total VHF Coverage of Nigeria" programme, aimed at providing effective air-ground communications between pilots and Nigeria air traffic control centres.