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.
Szczecin, Poland May 13 to 17, 2013 Specialists’ meeting and a business meeting of SET (Sensors and Electronics Technology) Panel of the NATO Science and Technology Organisation (STO) took place in Baltic Barracks in Szczecin. The live demonstrations of Passive Coherent Locators (PCL) accompanied the meeting: ERA`s Silent Guard, PCL CASSIDIAN (Germany) and PaRaDe Politechnika Warszawska (Poland).
Pardubice, May 14th, 2013 ERA has recently been developing a Multistatic Primary Surveillance Radar (MSPSR) passive known also as a Passive Coherent Location system (PCL). The newest, mobile version of this technology for air to ground surveillance will be introduced to the general public for the 1st time at the IDET Exhibition 2013 in Brno.
Czech TV News, April 27th, 2013 Czech Public Television broadcasted the report on ERA`s PCL system demonstrator called Silent Guard in primetime of Saturday night. PCL demonstrator is another significant milestone in MSPSR project developing in the company.
Brno April 17th, 2013 In the mid April ERA Company traditionally became a partner of the conference PVO 2013 in Brno. The event was organized by the Department of Air Defence Systems in the club of Faculty of Military Technology of University of Defence in Brno.