Accession Number:

ADA128896

Title:

System Description for Automated Radar Terminal Air Traffic Control System (ARTS II) - Enhancements. System Description. Revision A.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

BURROUGHS CORP PAOLI PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-10-15

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

This document provides a system description of the ARTs IIA hardware and software. ARTS IIA is an expansion of the existing Automated Radar Terminal System ARTS II. The expansion provides a safety package that includes beacon target tracking, minimum safe altitude warning and aircraft conflict alert. The warning and alert functions include the addition of an aural alarm and additional display data. An integrated target generator has been added to provide test and training modes of operation. Data extraction and reduction functions have been included to aid in the development testing. To provide for increased performance and memory capacity, the computer has been upgraded and new software developed. Except for the processor, all ARTS II hardware has been retained. Brief descriptions of this hardware and the aural alarm unit are contained in Section 1. Section 2 contains a description of the existing, modified and new software functions. Section 3 contains the system performance requirements. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware
  • Air Navigation and Guidance
  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE