Air Traffic Management and Airspace Control

The constant growth of civil and military crewed and uncrewed aerial systems, together with the extensive use of the airspace from all components, leads to the requirement for improving the overall Air Traffic Management and Air Space Control to include airspace de-confliction. Future implementation of MDO concepts will expand the requirement to include the intelligent use of EDTs like AI and ML. Accordingly, this focus area supports the awareness of ATM & ASC technologies and capabilities, their integration and employment as key enablers to NATO Air Power projection, as well as their limitations. We support the evolution of related topics by focusing on interoperability, doctrine, standardization and integration, joint operational planning, future capabilities, and training and exercises.

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Small Nations in Joint Air Power

Protectorates or Valuable Partners?
NATO currently consists of 29 nations, soon to be 30. Each of these states has very individual national priorities, with different threat perceptions and existing defence capabilities. This article addresses the question of how small [...]

Ensuring Military Cross-Border Air Operations in Europe

Civil-Military Air Traffic Management in a ‘Single European Sky’
In 1999, the European Commission (EC) launched the ‘Single European Sky’ (SES) initiative to solve the European Air Traffic Management (ATM) system’s inability to deal with increasing congestion of the fragmented European airspace. Bolstered by [...]

Preparing for a ‘Single European Sky’

Military Prompted to Adapt to Future Air Traffic Management
Over the last 20 years, the European Union’s (EU) liberalisation of the internal market for air services and the substantial growth of demand in air transport have resulted in the significant development of the European [...]

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