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Singapore Takes Next Step Towards Implementing Space-based VHF Communications

The Technology To Facilitate The Safe Reduction In Separation Between Aircraft Will Be The First Of Its Kind Anywhere A research collaboration agreement was signed on the sidelines of the Singapore Airshow this week between GomSpace A/S, The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST Electronics) to conduct a design study on the implementation of space-based Very High Frequency (VHF) communications for air traffic management (ATM) in the Singapore Flight Information Region (FIR). This agreement follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) by the three parties in July 2017 to explore the application and deployment of the space-based system.

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