Civil Air Traffic Control solution from Rohde & Schwarz

Civil air traffic control

ATC challenges and the technological solution

Highly volatile air traffic volumes, rapid technological advancements, the continuing digitalization of the aviation sector, evolving cyber threats and limited resources pose great challenges for air navigation service providers. Aviation safety constantly needs to keep pace without making compromises. Safety and availability are non-negotiable, and operations must also remain efficient and flexible. Introducing CERTIUM®, both the solution to these challenges and a promise to the ATC community:

  • An advanced and comprehensive ATC communications suite – from the microphone to the antenna.
  • A solution that surpasses existing safety, security and efficiency standards.

CERTIUM® – Increased safety, security and efficiency


One-stop solution

Rohde & Schwarz offers a one-stop solution for the full lifecycle of a system – from design, manufacturing and system integration to project implementation and tailored services. A complete portfolio from a single source, CERTIUM® is a fully IP based ATC communications suite.

ATC - CERTIUM® - Security


From high-speed encryption to leading cyber security solutions, Rohde & Schwarz continues to pave the way. We equip the world's governmental authorities and air navigation service providers with highly secure and encrypted architectures and are committed to our philosophy of security by design.

ATC - CERTIUM® - Safety


Rohde & Schwarz enables air traffic control at more than 200 airports and flight operations centers across the world. Multiple layers of redundancy, including an innovative quad-redundant VCS architecture, ensure uninterrupted availability and enhanced resilience against disasters. This is safety by culture.

ATC - CERTIUM® - Efficiency


CERTIUM® features a complete portfolio from a single source. It requires minimal repairs and maintenance, which reduces operating costs. An IP based system architecture enables optimized operational concepts such as virtual control centers, which are already field-proven.

The new ATC radio R&S®Series5200

The new ATC radio R&S®Series5200

The very compact R&S®Series5200 radio combines a secure, redundant and flexible architecture with excellent RF performance for today’s and tomorrow’s ATC communications. It follows a strict security-by-design approach.

Innovative solutions for secure and safe ATC communications


CERTIUM® – Increased safety, security and efficiency.

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Supporting today’s and tomorrow’s use cases in air traffic control.

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ATC customers around the world trust our proven products and solutions.

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