BAE Systems Canada selects Targa Series 3 CDR for FMS
The BAE SYSTEMS CANADA Global Positioning System (GPS)-based
Flight Management System, known as the CMA-3000, has been
selected by Eurocopter Germany for two major EC-145 contracts.
The Corporation will supply a quantity of 64 systems for
a total of 32 aircraft.
BAE SYSTEMS CANADA is a world-class supplier of state-of-the-art
GPS technology. The Corporation's GPS-based CMA-3000 Flight
Management System (FMS) is installed on the Swiss Army
Super Puma Mk1 and Bavarian Police EC-135 helicopters.
In addition, Sextant chose the CMA-3000 for the CASA C-295
military transport program. The high-reliability CMA-3000
features a sunlight readable colour active matrix liquid
crystal display. The system interfaces with the on-board
navigation radios and sensors, communications radios and
digital moving map displays. It is designed for operation
in the en route, terminal and approach air traffic control
environment. The CMA-3000 Flight Management System is suitable
for fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft, for use by law
enforcement or government agencies as well as for search
and rescue and emergency medical services applications.
The Corporation's CMA-900 Flight Management System has
been granted regulatory approval for installation and operation
on virtually all air transport jet aircraft. A Supplemental
Type Certification was received by BAE SYSTEMS CANADA for
the cockpit integration of KLM's fleet of B747 "Classic"
aircraft. During the past year, the U.S. Customs Service
Martin Aeronautics Company and Astronautics Corporation
of America selected the CMA-900 for their P-3 surveillance
aircraft fleet. In addition, the Corporation's GPS sensors
are installed in numerous rotor- and fixed-wing aircraft,
and meet the requirements of primary means/oceanic remote
area operations as specified by the Federal Aviation Administration
BAE SYSTEMS CANADA INC. is a leader in the design, manufacture,
sales and support of high-technology electronic products
for the aviation, communications, infrared sensing, marine
electronics, positioning and space markets. Formerly known
as Canadian Marconi Company, BAE SYSTEMS CANADA has been
designing and building innovative communication and electronics
systems since 1903. The Corporation's capabilities are
broadened by its Canadian subsidiary NovAtel Inc. of Calgary,
Alberta; and its U.S. subsidiaries, BAE SYSTEMS Cincinnati
Electronics Corporation of Mason, Ohio, and Northstar Technologies
of Acton, Massachusetts.