Pardubice, Czech Republic November 21st, 2011 – ERA a.s., a former subsidiary of SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX), today announced it has been acquired by OMNIPOL a.s.
OMNIPOL, based in Prague Czech Republic, is a world recognized brand associated with global trading activities in a number of diverse industries. With a recent focus on civil and military aviation technology, OMNIPOL has now strengthened its market offerings with the acquisition of the world’s premier provider of civil and military aircraft multilateration based surveillance technology. Based in Pardubice CZ., ERA a.s. has delivered passive and active multilateration and ADS-B solutions globally for airport surface, terminal area and En Route aircraft surveillance as well as tracking vehicles operating on and around airport maneuvering areas. ERA’s military division focuses on the passive surveillance of aircraft using mobile equipment configured to track and identify aircraft posing a threat to sovereign airspace.
Vladislav Hofman, Managing Director for ERA a.s. indicated that “This strategic partnership solidifies ERA’s position in the global market and increases its coverage of Aircraft Navigation Service Providers (ANSP) and Military organizations. We are pleased and excited to become a part of the Omnipol family of companies”.
About OMNIPOL a.s.
With seventy five years of experience and and over 5.5B Czech Crowns annual turnover OMNIPOL has represented the commercial interests of many Czech based companies in international markets. OMNIPOL has traditionally been a supplier of high-quality defence, and public security related solutions to overseas government agencies and contractors and a key supplier of technology to the Czech MOD and aviation industries. The company is also a registered supplier for the European Union and NAMSA – the NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency.
One of the founding members of the Association of Defence and Security Industry companies of the Czech Republic (AOBP), OMNIPOL is also a member of the Chamber of Commerce of the Czech Republic and a number of intergovernmental, governmental and professional associations.
About ERA a.s.
ERA a.s. is a pioneer and leading supplier of next-generation surveillance and flight tracking solutions for the air traffic management, military, security and airport operations markets. With proven multilateration and ADS-B technologies delivering high-performance, high-reliability surveillance solutions, the company has over 100 airport, air traffic management and military customers throughout Europe, the U.S., the Middle East, Africa, South America and Asia.
Pardubice, November 20th, 2013 The ERA MSS system installed at the Sochi International Airport went officially operational in November to ensure the future safety of thousands of participants flying to the Caucasus region of Russia as part of the 2014 Olympic Games.
Pardubice, October 18th, 2013 Participants in the NATO Airforce Armaments Group summit from several NATO countries visited the headquarters of ERA Company in Pardubice on October 18th 2013. The primary goal of the visit was the introduction of alternative radiolocation methods and a presentation of the ERA military solutions portfolio (particularly its precision approach functionality) to members of the Aerospace Capability Group 5 on Global Mobility.
Tashkent, October 2nd - 4th, 2013 Two specialists from ERA Company were invited to the conference EURASIA held in Tashkent on October 2nd – 4th, 2013. ERA traditionally participated as a permanent observer at this 28th gathering of the coordinating council and group of aeronavigation experts (KGE) from eight post-soviet republics.
Prague, September 2013 The ERA Company gratefully accepted an invitation from the Czech Air National Service Provider at the beginning of autumn of this year and organized a two days workshop for its guests at the ANSP headquarters in Jeneč in order to present the results of newly developed surveillance technologies such as MSPSR.
Prague, September, 2013 ERA Company took part in the 71th NEDBAG (NATO Emitter DataBase Advisory Group) conference held in Prague from September 23th – 26th 2013.