landing system


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landing system

[′land·iŋ ‚sis·təm]
(navigation)
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Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Civil Aviation informed Sharif of the features of the latest instrument landing system.
The landing system for the F-35 is truly a multi-national effort.
The advanced technology in our landing system will be relied upon by the Italian Navy to safely and accurately land their aircraft on their newest aircraft carrier, The Cavour.
WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move designed to focus on the adoption of satellite technology and to save money, the Federal Aviation Administration said today it has decided to halt further development of the category 2 and 3 Microwave Landing Systems (MLS) and has canceled two contracts for such development.
FAA approval of a certified approach and landing system will encourage major air carrier participation.
BAE SYSTEMS MMRs are capable of operating in the following modes: FM-immune Instrument Landing System (ILS), Microwave Landing System (MLS), Global Positioning System (GPS) en route navigation, VHF Omni-Range (VOR), and growth to future navigation systems.
Raytheon has a strong presence in both the Federal and International landing system businesses.
The Rockwell Collins' systems presented include Head-up Guidance System (HGS(R)), Surface Guidance System (SGS(TM)), Synthetic Vision System (SVS), and a Multimode Receiver (MMR) with GPS Landing System capabilities (GLS).
NASDAQ: NGPS) for a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver to be used in Raytheon's next generation satellite based landing system.
In the largest of the contracts, prime contractor SAIC has issued a subcontract to replace up to 136 instrument landing system localizer antennas.
Italy is the first European NATO country to obtain the MMLS, a ground-based, precision approach and landing system, capable of supporting rapid deployment missions.
Textron Systems announced today that it delivered its first Mobile Microwave Landing System (MMLS) to the Italian Ministry of Defense (Ministero Della Difesa).