State enterprise ANS Czech Republic signed a contract with THALES
for the supply of the new main system
Contract for work, the subject of which is creation and supply of the new main system for air traffic control (NEOPTERYX project) in the Czech airspace has been signed today by ANS CR General Director, Jan Klas, and THALES ATM System CEO, Guy Delevacque.
THALES has been chosen in line with the Public procurement Act No. 137/2006 Col., as negotiated procedure with publication, which followed the previous competitive dialogue. The company of THALES belongs to the biggest producers of ATM systems and presents to ANS CR a guarantee of a stable and long-term cooperation associated with the latest technological innovations.
The most important criterion for the choice of THALES was the price, fulfillment of the given user requirements on system functions (almost 3 700 user requirements by ANS CR) and the implementation schedule of the contract itself. The price for the new system submitted by THALES (35 500 000 EUR) and the quality of the presented technical solution embodied in the contract is a guarantee, that the new system will be put into operational deployment in a form that meets all customer´s defined requirements.
By signing the contract, the contract enters its active implementation phase. In line with the contract THALES is obliged to implement the new system by 32 months after it has been signed, after successful test directly at the operational sites of the customer.
„Thanks to this contract our company gains a new top generation system defined by high-quality specification by experts of our company. The new system has ambitions to be a model solution for the 21st century and thus the expectations of Czech airspace users on safety and capacity,“ said Jan Klas after signing the contract.
Implementation of the NEOPTERYX project and ensuring of the new main system for air traffic control in the Czech airspace are crucial in terms of future liabilities. In particular, it is meeting the European Commission requirements under the Single European Sky program on high technical qualification and the related certification of European air navigation services providers.
Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic is a state-owned company established on 1 January 1995. In line with authorization of the Minister of Transport it provides air navigation services to the users of the Czech airspace and at the airports of Praha - Ruzyně, Brno - Tuřany, Ostrava - Mošnov a Karlovy Vary.
For further information contact: Richard Klíma, Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel.: +420 220 37 2093, 724 172 186, www.ans.cz