Incursion by ground vehicles into safety critical areas is a significant contributor to the number of reported incidents and is a continued risk to aviation safety, especially in low visibility conditions. ERA’s squitter beacon (Squid) helps airports address this issue by providing an easily installed and standards compliant vehicle-mounted ADS-B transponder. Squid by ERA broadcasts the position of each vehicle using exactly the same technology used by aircraft. Squid by ERA can be permanently or magnetically mounted to tugs, fire appliances, de-icing equipment and all airside vehicles. This ensures that the complete picture is available to the control tower, with each vehicle clearly and uniquely identified, providing an essential addition to any Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (A-SMGCS).
Squid by ERA is small, lightweight and easy to install in any vehicle. The standard package includes:*
* Final delivery specifications and mechanical design of Squid by ERA can be modified according to the customer requirements.
Pardubice, June 6th, 2013 ERA Company doubled its annual revenue (comparing to financial year 2011) and has obtained profit 85 million Czech crowns (3.5 million €) last year. Satisfactory economic results have been approved by auditing process.
Brno, May 22 - 24, 2013 The newest, mobile version of Passive Coherent Location system (PCL) by ERA was introduced to the general public for the 1st time at the IDET Exhibition 2013 in Brno last week. Silent Guard, mobile demonstrator of passive surveillance systems, was chosen by international journalist jury as the best technological showpiece of the IDET exhibition. Among VIPs visiting ERA stand were Lieutenant General Petr Pavel and Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic Vlastimil Picek.
Lima, Peru, May 15th – 19th, 2013 ERA Company exhibited at “SITDEF PERU 2013” fair in Lima in the middle of May. ERA took part in the official mission of military and defence industry producers of the Czech Republic, for instance Česká zbrojovka, PAMCO INT, Excalibur, Sellier & Bellot and ALP.
Bohdanec Spa, May 17, 2013 The 2nd annual golf tournament of ERA Company “ERA Invitational 2013” for its business partners was held in Golf Club resort Pardubice on May 17th, 2013. Among the players were the representatives of the distinguished companies and institutions who traditionally belong to ERA golf community.