RESTON, Va., April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, and Kazaeronavigatsia, the air navigation provider of the Republic of Kazakhstan, have agreed to continue their business relationship through the signing of the Advanced Tower Simulation and Training Systems contract.
Once implemented and integrated with Leidos' SkyLine Air Traffic Management (ATM) system, this new simulation capability will provide Kazakhstan Tower controllers with advanced training that includes exceptional 2D and 3D graphics of the airport and surrounding area. This will create fully duplicated environments local to each of the Kazakhstan Towers to aid in improving safety and efficiency in the airspace. The system will be located at the Almaty, Astana and Aktobe Area Control Centers (ACCs) which support training for over 20 remote tower sites.
Additionally, Leidos will deliver enhancements to the SkyLine ATM system that modernize how Kazaeronavigatsia shares critical information with other stakeholders such as air traffic controllers, airports and airlines.
"We are pleased to continue this very important relationship with the Republic of Kazakhstan," said Angie Heise, President, Leidos Civil Group. "Through this program, we look forward to providing superior and flexible Air Traffic Management support and growth of the country's airspace management capabilities."
Leidos is a world-class provider of Air Traffic Management systems. More than 60 percent of the world's air traffic and 80 percent of the world's managed oceanic airspace are guided by Leidos systems. For more information on our gate to gate solutions please visit www.sidewalktosky.com.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $7.04 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2016. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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