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FAAXX013: Aviation Surface Weather Observation Network (ASWON)The FAA has developed a long-range equipment strategy for improving automated surface weather observations. Eight primary weather systems comprise the Automated Surface Weather Observation Network (ASWON).
FAAXX016: Integrated Terminal Weather System (ITWS)The Integrated Terminal Weather System (ITWS) will provide products to terminal aviation system users that characterize the current terminal weather situation and a forecast of anticipated weather conditions for the next 60 minutes.
FAAXX030: Aeronautical Information Management Program (AIM)The AIM Modernization program improves management of aeronautical information and provides aviation users with digital aeronautical information that conforms to international standards and supports NextGen objectives.
FAAXX032: Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS)STARS is an ongoing, joint FAA/Department of Defense program to modernize our nation's terminal air traffic control facilities. It is a state-of-the-art, digital, radar and flight data processing system with Air Traffic Control color displays.
FAAXX084: Instrument Flight Procedure Automation (IFPA)The Instrument Flight Procedures Automation (IFPA) suite of tools is used to design, develop, and maintain instrument flight procedures that provide pilots with departure, en-route, and approach paths into and out of airports, clear of obstacles.
FAAXX155: Next Generation Air/Ground Communications  (NEXCOM) Segment 1aThe NEXCOM system will provide pilot/controller communications for specific service volumes as currently employed in the NAS. This Exhibit is for NEXCOM Segment 1a Multimode Digital Radio, the ground based radio component of NEXCOM.
FAAXX159: Voice Switching and Control System (VSCS) Tech RefreshVSCS technology refresh activities for currently operational air/ground and ground/ground communications infrastructure at FAA En Route Traffic Control Center facilities.
FAAXX169: Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS)The Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) is a very precise navigation system for aviation, which provides the additional accuracy and reliability necessary to enable pilots to rely on the Global Positioning System (GPS) for all phases of flight.
FAAXX216: Weather and Radar Processor (WARP)WARP provides enhanced and integrated weather and radar information to FAA air-traffic controllers the ATCSCC, TMU specialists, and meteorologists. WARP provides integrated, real-time, accurate, predictive and strategic weather information to the NAS.
FAAXX224: Terminal Radar Digitizing, Replacement, and Establishment (TRDRE)The mission of the ASR-11 program is to replace the aging analog ASR-7/8 and ATCBI-4/5 (20 to 30 years old) radar systems with a single integrated digital primary and secondary radar system.
FAAXX248: Airport Surface Detection Equipment - Model X (ASDE-X)ASDE-X is designed to prevent accidents resulting from runway incursions. It provides air traffic controllers with a visual representation of airport surface traffic. Increased awareness is essential in reducing runway collision risks.
FAAXX294: ATC Beacon Interrogator Replacement (ATCBI-6)ATCBI Replacement (ATCBI-6) ensures aircraft positional information and identification remain available to support air traffic control services, including separation assurance, traffic management, navigation, and flight information.
FAAXX445: FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure (FTI)The FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure (FTI) services will replace most FAA-owned and leased telecommunications systems/services and consolidate their functions under a single service provider.
FAAXX456: ASR-9 Transmitter ModificationsThe Airport Surveillance Radar-9 systems provide for the safe and efficient separation of aircraft at the highest activity airports. This request will be used for ASR-9 transmitter modifications.
FAAXX504: En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM)ERAM replaces the Host computer system software/hardware, Direct Access Radar Channel (backup) sw/hw, other associated interfaces, communications and support infrastructure; enables implementation of emerging performance-based NAS capabilities.
FAAXX600: Oceanic Automation System: Advanced Technologies and Oceanic Procedures (ATOP)ATOP integrates flight and radar data processing, detects conflicts between aircraft, provides data link and surveillance capabilities, and automates the manual processes prevoiusly used.
FAAXX603: Traffic Mgmt Advisor-Single Cntr (TMA)The Traffic Management Advisor (TMA) system is an information technology tool that enables the FAA to land more aircraft at designated airports in a given amount of time.
FAAXX607: Terminal Automation Modernization and Replacement (TAMR)The TAMR program will provide funding for modernization and replacement of the automation systems used by controllers at 9 out of 115 of the FAA's Air Traffic Control Towers (ATCTs) and Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facilities.
FAAXX610: Aviation Safety Knowledge Management (ASKME/AVS)A program established to provide comprehensive automation for critical safety business processes for the Office of Aviation Safety through deployment of 18 integrated business solutions. First incremental solution deployed in FY08, EFS.
FAAXX612: System Approach for Safety Oversight (SASO/AVS)Improve safety with new approaches to certification, inspection, and surveillance activities integrating Flight Standards Service (AVS) tools and databases.
FAAXX703: System Wide Information Management (SWIM)The SWIM Segment 1 FID was approved on 7/15/2009. A Segment 2A JRC is planned in 2010 to baseline planning funds for FY11-12. Estimates for FY11-13 are inluded in the Life Cycle Cost table. A Segment 2B JRC is planned for 2012.
FAAXX704: Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) is the leading technology opportunity to meet the FAA's initiative to transform the NAS into the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen).
FAAXX705: Traffic Flow Management (TFM)TFM provides a technical refresh of hardware, re-engineers the software architecture to support future enhancements, and implements new functionalities to increase NAS capacity and efficiency.
FAAXX706: NextGen CATMT Workpackage ProgramsNextGen CATMT will implement 6 new capabilities on the TFMS, Collaborative Airspace Constraint Resolution, Weather Integration, Airborne ReRoute, Arrival Uncertainty Management, Collaborative Information Exchange, and the TFM Remote Site-Re-Engineering.
FAAXX709: Runway Status Lights (RWSL)Developing, testing, evaluating, and deploying runway status lights at AMASS and ASDE-X airports.
FAAXX710: Regulation and Certification Infrastructure for System Safety (RCISS/AVS)The purpose of the RCISS Program is to address the Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Aviation Safety's need to design and implement its next generation enterprise information technology infrastructure to support its seven Service Organizations.
FAAXX711: Data Communications NextGen Support (DataComm)Data Communications will deliver data services by providing automation enhancements for air traffic control message generation and exchange (hardware and software), and the communications link carrying data between the aircraft and the ground.
FAAXX713: NextGen NAS Voice System (NVS)Future air traffic operations as envisioned by the Next Generation (NextGen) Air Transportation System will require a new flexible networkable voice communications system. NVS is the key voice communication program for the NextGen System.
FAAXX724: Logical Access and Authorization Control Service (LAACS)The Logical Access and Authorization Control Service (LAACS) is an enterprise security capability to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data, information systems (IS), and information technology (IT); i.e., logical resources.
FAAXX732: NextGen Network Enabled Weather (NNEW)NNEW is part of a portfolio to support universal user/system access to needed weather information.
FAAXX800: NextGen R&D Trajectory Based Operations (TBO)Trajectory-Based Operations (TBO) will use separation automation to create the first steps toward a future in which aircraft will be assigned to fly negotiated trajectories, allowing airspace to be used more efficiently.
FAAXX801: NextGen R&D Arrivals/Departures at High Density Airport (HD)The High Density Arrivals/Departures (HDA) solution set addresses improving the use of available capacity at airports with large numbers of operations that have multiple runways and airspace in close proximity to other airports.
FAAXX802: NextGen R&D Flexibility in Terminal Environment (FLEX)Flexible Terminals and Airports (Flex) concentrates on improvements in the access, situational awareness, and separation services at airports of all sizes.
FAAXX803: NextGen R&D Collaborative Air Traffic Management (CATM)Collaborative Air Traffic Management (CATM) covers strategic air traffic flow management including flow programs and collaboration on procedures that shift demand to alternate routings, altitudes, or times.
FAAXX804: NextGen R&D Reduce Weather Impact (RWI)Reduced Weather Impact (RWI) provides improvements including accurate, consistent, and integrated weather information to air traffic management specialists, other air traffic control facilities, airline flight operations centers (FOC), & the flight deck.
FAAXX805: NextGen R&D Safety, Security and Environment (SSE)NextGen emphasizes integrating safety, security, and environmental improvements into the design and development phases of new equipment.
FAAXX806: NextGen R&D Demonstrations and InfrastructureThe Demonstrations and Infrastructure Development Solution Set (Demo) is designed to integrate demonstration projects and programs, provide validation of mature solutions, and demonstrate implementation alternatives for the NAS.
FMCSA009: FMCSA Modernization ProjectFMCSA's IT Modernization program (COMPASS), aligns business processes with new technology solutions, based on the EA transition strategy, and results in closing performance gaps by providing mission-critical information for customers.
DOTXX070: DOT Common Operating Environment (DOT COE)This investment is a compilation of all IT infrastructure in DOT, exclusive of FAA National Airspace System initiatives. It includes shared IT services and performance results of recently completed IT consolidation activities.
DOTXX127: Delphi Data Management Center (originally part of OSTXX001: Delphi)The Data Management Center (DOTXX127: Data Management Center) will consolidate and vastly improve our ability to report, measure, proactively manage our financial resources, and maintain compliance with ongoing requirements changes.
DOTXX128: Delphi Version One (originally part of OSTXX001: Delphi)Delphi is the DOT-wide financial management and accounting system of record. Delphi is a single instance version of Oracle Federal Financials, a modern, commerical-off-the-shelf (COTS) solution which automates best practices in financial management.
DOTXX129: Delphi Version Two (originally part of OSTXX001: Delphi)Support of DOT's current accounting system - Oracle version 11.5.10 is set to expire in 2013, creating a need for DOT to use Delphi Release 12. CGAC cannot be achieved through a systematic upgrade; therefore, data must be converted from the legacy system.
OSTXX001: Delphi (formerly consolidated within DOTxx072)Delphi is ThE DOT-wide financial management and accounting system of record. Delphi is a single instance, non-customized version of Oracle financials, a modern, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) solution which automates best practices in financial mgmnt.
RITAX026: Integrated Airline Information System (consolidating RITAX004 and RITAX008-FY10 & beyond)IAIS integrates two disparate systems (RITAX004 and RITAX008) while improving data quality and providing improving access and analytical capabilities for the collection and dissemination of air carrier data such as traffic, performance and financial data.
Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 2012