Civil air traffic control

Ottawa/Munich mar. 23, 2020

NAV CANADA presents Technology Award to Rohde & Schwarz

Rohde & Schwarz has been recognized as a key contributor to NAV CANADA’s mission success over the years, particularly for the provision of high power 4 kW HF radio transmitters as well as ED-137 telephony gateways.

On February 19, 2020 at NAV CANADA’s facilities in Ottawa, Canada, Rohde & Schwarz was recognized as a key contributor to NAV CANADA’s mission success over the years. (Image: Rohde & Schwarz)
On February 19, 2020 at NAV CANADA’s facilities in Ottawa, Canada, Rohde & Schwarz was recognized as a key contributor to NAV CANADA’s mission success over the years. (Image: Rohde & Schwarz)

Rohde & Schwarz, a market leading turnkey system provider for ATC communications, direction finding, test and measurement, and security equipment, announced today that it has been awarded NAV CANADA’s Technology Award for 2019 in recognition of providing outstanding support to Canada's civil air navigation service provider (ANSP).

The award recognizes Rohde & Schwarz as a key contributor to NAV CANADA’s mission success over the years. Following a recent project to provide HF receivers, Rohde & Schwarz was engaged in the delivery of two additional projects. The first concerned the provision of HF transmitter systems for oceanic control, each with an output power of 4 kW for voice communications in the North Atlantic region. The second was for ED-137 telephony gateways interconnecting legacy analog circuits to a Voice-Over-IP (VoIP) network. All three projects were required to modernize and improve NAV CANADA’s communications over and across the Atlantic Ocean.

The photo above shows the award ceremony. Present were, from left to right, are Matt Grimes, NAV CANADA Director, Supply Chain; Graham Riesselman, Rohde & Schwarz North America Secure Communications Team Lead; Jack Wood, NAV CANADA Senior Supply Chain Specialist; Constantin von Reden, Rohde & Schwarz Vice President Market Segment ATC; Mitch Jevtovic, NAV CANADA Manager, Radio Life Cycle & Spectrum Services; Rob Reilander, Rohde & Schwarz Canada Business Development; and Angelo Pallotta, Rohde & Schwarz Subcontractor and PM.

“We are honored to receive this technology award, as it recognizes our relevance in secure communications,” Constantin von Reden, Vice President Market Segment ATC at Rohde & Schwarz, says. “Our experts enjoy working closely with their NAV CANADA counterparts and will continue to assist them with high quality project execution and provide advice throughout the entire project lifecycle.”

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Rohde & Schwarz is a leading supplier of solutions in the fields of test and measurement, broadcast and media, aerospace | defense | security and networks and cybersecurity. The technology group's innovative communications, information and security products help industry and government customers ensure a safer and connected world. On June 30, 2019, Rohde & Schwarz had about 12,100 employees. The independent group achieved a net revenue of EUR 2.14 billion in the 2018/2019 fiscal year (July to June). The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany, and has subsidiaries in more than 70 countries, with regional hubs in Asia and America.

R&S® and CERTIUM® are registered trademarks of Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG.


NAV CANADA is a private, not-for-profit company, established in 1996, providing air traffic control, airport advisory services, weather briefings and aeronautical information services for more than 18 million square kilometers of Canadian domestic and international airspace. The Company is internationally recognized for its safety record, and technology innovation. Air traffic management systems developed by NAV CANADA are used by air navigation service providers in countries worldwide.

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