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[104] Final Investment Decision (FID) to implement a NextGen Surveillance and Weather Radar Capability for ATC
  • Type: Final Investment Decision (FID)
  • Primary Roadmap: Surveillance
  • Secondary Roadmap(s): Weather
  • State: Active
  • Description: Final Investment Decision to implement a NextGen Surveillance and Weather Radar Capability for ATC.  This system would satisfy surveillance and weather detection requirements.  It is a candidate to replace leacy ASR-8, ASR-9, and ASR-11 aircraft surveillance and TDWR and NEXRAD and other weather detection systems.

  • Approving Authority: Joint Resource Council
  • Planning?: Yes
  • Required Activities: A JRC decision at Decision Point #78 to implement the NextGen Primary radar systems including weather surveillance
  • System Impacts: ASR-8/9 terminal primary radars would be replaced starting in 2018. ASR-11 may be replaced in 2025 based on DP #95.

    Continuing ASR Windshear capability at 38 airports is dependent on DP #104 continuing to provide primary radar data feed to the Weather Systems Processor system.

  • ID / Revision: 104 / 32
  • Visibility Internet
  • Created: 30-Oct-2007
  • Updated: 28-Feb-2014

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