ESN Awards Contracts to Aviation Services for Testing of 4G A2G & ACS
The UK Home Office has awarded both Specialist Aviation Services and Gama Aviation contracts to complete Transmitting Portable Electronic Devices (TPED) testing on several Emergency Services aircraft in-line with its delivery of the new Emergency Services
ESN is the next generation of critical communications for the 3 Emergency Services and other user organisations, and an element of ESN is the development of a 4G LTE Air to Ground (A2G) network and Aircraft Communication System (ACS).
TPED contracts facilitate the carrying out of early Electro-Magnetic Compatibility testing on Emergency Services aircraft in preparation for ACS installation.
The Home Office has engaged both Specialist Aviation Services and Gama Aviation to complete this testing on a number of different aircraft to gain approval from EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency).
Both contracts have been awarded from April 2020 – April 2021.
Picture: Coutesey of ESN