Boeing Co. (BA: Quote) and SELEX Sistemi Integrati, S.p.A - a Finmeccanica company- have entered into a collaboration agreement in support of the Single European Sky ATM Research or SESAR program's development phase -- the European air traffic modernization program.
Boeing said it will cooperate with SELEX Sistemi Integrati with research in flight data modeling and data link communications for all phases of flight, and system-wide information management or SWIM - an internet-like system that enables information-sharing across all stakeholders.
According to the company, the SESAR program is the operational and technological answer to Europe's air traffic management challenges. Embedded in the European Unions'(EU) ambitious Single European Sky initiative, the aim of SESAR is to ensure the modernization of the European air traffic management system by coordinating and concentrating all relevant research and development efforts in the EU.
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by RTT Staff Writer
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