A partnership between a technology contractor and a finance firm is promising to help the FAA speed up deployment of its NextGen air traffic control system. That’s the plan to replace ground radars with GPS satellites to guide airplanes. ITT Corporation is teaming with Nexa Partners to provide low-cost financing for airlines who have to make expensive upgrades in order to use NextGen. Joining us to explain how it all works is John Kefaliotis, Vice President of Next Generation Transportation Systems, ITT Corp.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.