Moog Announces Alliance Agreement with ERA for Aircraft

24 September 2012

East Aurora, NY, USA – Moog and ERA have entered into a strategic marketing alliance for the ERA Multi-sensor Surveillance System (MSS) in the US and selected international territories. The agreement will provide Moog's established customer base access to the latest Next Gen/SESAR technologies for air traffic surveillance and will provide ERA an expanded sales channel for MSS, especially in the United States.

The ERA MSS system uses proven ADS-B and multilateration technologies, delivering a higher performance and more cost effective surveillance solution than secondary radar. It can be used to provide surveillance for terminal and en-route areas as well as movement on the airport surface. The system is already operationally deployed with over 100 systems located in 39 countries around the world. MSS has an established track record being the first wide-area multilateration (WAM) system certified and operational.

“Our mission is to offer customers the best Navigation and Surveillance solutions available on the market,” said John Willey, Executive General Manager of Moog Navigation and Surveillance Systems (NASS). “I’m delighted to have the opportunity to add the ERA MSS (ADS-B and multilateration) system to our portfolio of products and managed services.”

Vladislav Hofman, Managing Director of ERA said “We are pleased to be working together with Moog, it allows us to offer our flagship MSS product to a much wider range of customers.”

Moog NASS has been supplying advanced Navigation and Surveillance solutions to civil and military customers since the 1960s including fixed and mobile TACANs, man-portable TACANs, DMEs and DF systems which are currently operating in more than 100 countries around the globe providing for safe and efficient air travel. Moog also provides full service maintenance services to its major customers.

ERA is a pioneer and leading supplier of next-generation surveillance solutions for the air traffic management and military markets. With proven multilateration and ADS-B technologies delivering high performance, high-reliability surveillance solutions, the company has over 100 airport, air traffic management and military customers throughout the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South America and Asia.

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