Raytheon said yesterday that its Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System in Philadelphia became the first FAA facility to go live with fused ADS-B track data for aircraft surveillance. It said aircraft separation will be able to be reduced safely from 5 mi. to 3 mi. owing to the fusion, which allows a control system to combine surveillance reports from multiple sensors including traditional radars, ADS-B and multilateration ground stations into a single track, giving air traffic ...

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