Joint Fusion Marshall Team

Project MARSHALL is the key Air Traffic Management programme for the Ministry of Defence (MOD) as it will provide the capability to support UK military flying and air deployed operations for the long term. These Air Traffic Services will provide air traffic control and air traffic management for all of the MoD’s aerodromes and air weapon ranges both in the UK and overseas including those used for deployed operations. It will also ensure that obsolescence is removed from the current system and that the MOD complies with emerging regulations for managing an air traffic service that enables the safe operation of its aerial platforms. Project MARSHALL will be a “managed service” which will deliver savings over the lifetime of the programme through improved efficiencies, scale and innovation. MARSHALL will enable the MOD to continue to conduct flying operations, contributing to the protection of UK sovereign airspace including support to counter terrorism.

Fusion Air Traffic Management has strengthened its team by adding industry specialists BT Global Services, Frequentis, Moog Fernau and Park Air Systems. Fusion has been established to address the future air traffic management needs of the UK Ministry of Defence.

The four specialists and qualified providers will further enhance the unparalleled experience and expertise of the Fusion team which also includes Lockheed Martin, Finmeccanica Company SELEX Systems Integration and Cobham.

BT brings unrivalled managed networked IT services and experience; Frequentis is a leading international provider of communication and information solutions for safety-critical applications; Moog Fernau is the world’s top supplier of ground based air navigation aids and Park Air Systems is a major provider of combined communication, navigation and surveillance systems for airspace management.

Graham Emmons, Fusion’s Programme Delivery Director, said: “We are delighted to confirm the addition of BT Global Services, Frequentis, Moog Fernau and Park Air Systems to the Fusion team. They bring complementary and exceptional capability to our bid for Project MARSHALL.

They share our commitment to continuous improvement and to the customers’ mission success. Together we are developing an offering for MARSHALL that will ensure the delivery of a safe, enduring and affordable military air traffic management service for the next 22 years.”

The Fusion team comprises Lockheed Martin, SELEX Systems Integration, Cobham, Park Air Systems, Moog Fernau, BT Global Services and Frequentis. They are financially strong companies who work alongside the military worldwide, have global reach and an exceptional pedigree in military Air Traffic Control (ATC), both in the UK and overseas.

Fusion members have unparalleled experience of the current Air Traffic Management infrastructure, providing the majority of the current critical incumbency. Fusion is committed to providing a safe, affordable and enduring MARSHALL Service that will enable the MOD to focus on the delivery of air power.

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