Alenia Marconi Systems has been awarded a contract to supply radar systems for the Saudi Arabian airports King Abdul Aziz in Jeddah and King Khalid, Riyadh. The £7 million ($11.6 million) contract involves an ATCR 33/S solid state primary radar integrated with an SIR-M secondary radar for Jeddah and an SIR-M radar for Riyadh, with logistic support and training. Installations are set to begin in March 2001. The contract for the Finmeccanica/GEC joint venture follows others in the region.

Source: Flight International