References

The following non-exhaustive list is a cross-section of the most important fields of GAMIC activity with references to individual projects and customers…..

Commercial Customers and Partners:

The following companies employ our products and services in projects developed with GAMIC worldwide:

BARON SERVICES USA
IACIT Brazil
AMAZONTECH / ATMOS Brazil & USA
EADS/AIRBUS – CASSIDIAN Germany
EEC USA
RADTEC USA
….and many more

 

State or governmental customers:

The following customers use our products and services:

BAF Brazilian Air Force
CISCEA Brazil Gov.
CCSIVAM Brazil Gov.
CNES Centre national d’Etudes Spaciales, France
CNRS French research council
BWB German military
DLR German space research agency
DWD German Weather Service
EUROCONTROL European ATC authority
ESA European space agency
Meteo France French Met Service
JMG/JIVC The Netherlands
BMKG Indonesia
PAGASA Phillipines
PNNL USA
….this list is not exhaustive.

 

Installation Sites:

Products that have been developed by GAMIC are used operationally in the following countries:

  • Brunei
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • China
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dominican Republic
  • France
  • French Guyana
  • Germany
  • Guadeloupe
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • La Reunion
  • Korea
  • Macao
  • Martinique
  • Mexico
  • Morocco
  • Paraguey
  • Phillipines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Russian Federation
  • Santo Domingo
  • Slovakia
  • The Netherlands
  • Tunisia
  • USA
  • Uzbekistan

Reference Projects 2000- today

The most important weather radar and radar data processing projects of the last 5 years are detailed:

1. Project title: TANGARA

Location:

French Guyana, Kourou and Cayenne

Date of installation:

2014 (with operational qualification)

  • fully qualified and ESA certified for use with ARIANE Launces
  • SW maintenance, extensions and upgrades, ongoing

Client:

CSG – CNES and Meteo France

Project description:

New IT for ROMULAD C-band weather radar and METEO site data system for CSG

Size of installations:

  • Redundant radar site processing (GAMIC ENIGMA IV SDP + FROG-RTNG)
  • high speed link to Meteo CSG
  • 2 Operator workstations at Meteo CSG (Ariane launchpad)
  • Data transfer to Meteo France Rochambeau/Cayenne Airport facilities

2. ASR-E, ASR-S

2.1 EADS weather extractor for ASR-E ATC radar (1999 – today) – classified

  • Weather extractor system for ATC radars at…
    • German Air force airports (20)
    • Swiss Air Force sites (6)
    • Canada Air Force sites (8)
  • Start 1999 finish 2015

3. Meteorological sensor fusion and networking

Design of integrated meteorological multi-sensor data processing systems for airport flight control authorities:

  • CINDACTA Weather radar network for CISCEA, Brazil (GAMIC processors and software with 17 Doppler radars)
  • ESA ARIANE launching base Kourou French Guyana: Fusion of multiple Radar, Lightning, AWOS, Low Level Wind Sensors

4. Other Meteorological and Hydrological Systems

4.1 BMKG – Indonesia Hydro meteorological Institute

  • 5 C-band weather radars
  • ENIGMA III+ signal processor
  • FROG-MURAN software
  • Networking

5. Research systems

5.1 Bonn University

Meteorologisches Institut der Universität Bonn

  • 1 X-band Dual-Polarization weather radar (EEC)
  • ENIGMA III signal processor
  • FROG-MURAN software
  • Networking with existing Meteor 200 radar

5.2 Juelich Research Center

Meteorologisches Institut der Universität Bonn

  • 1 X-band Dual-Polarization weather radar (EEC)
  • ENIGMA III signal processor
  • FROG-MURAN software
  • Networking with existing Meteor 200 radar

5.3 KIT – Karlsruhe research center

Meteorologisches Institut

  • Upgrade C-band Dual-Polarization weather radar (EEC)
  • ENIGMA IV signal processor
  • FROG-MURAN software

6. Radar Networks

6.1 RADSYS-E – DWD

Location:

Germany

Date of installations:

2008 – ongoing

Client:

German Weather Service, DWD

Project description:

  • Dual-Polarization Weather radars (EEC-SIDPOL) with  ENIGMA III+ signal processing and UNIX / LINUX radar processing software RADRUM-Radsys for the next generation C-band weather radar network of the DWD

Size of installations:

  • 19 C-Band (Doppler- ) radar sites + signal and data systems + development and maintenance units at MOHP and Hamburg premises
  • radar site processing (ENIGMA III+, FROG-RT-NG + MAS – MURAN + COLIBRI II)
  • Product generation and networking
  • Development/ maintenance units at MOHP and Hamburg premises

6.2 Modernization of PAGASA signal processing

DATE OF INSTALLATIONS:

2015

CLIENT:

Phillippines Met Service, PAGASA

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

  • Delivery and test of ENIGMA III+ signal processors for the existing C-band weather radar network of PAGASA

SIZE OF INSTALLATIONS:

  • 4 x C-Band (Doppler- ) radar site signal processor systems
  • 4 x radar site processing (ENIGMA III+)

7. Radar Sensors serviced with GAMIC Processors and Software since 1988

Since 1988 GAMIC has interfaced to the following important radar sensors, in alphabetical order:

  • ALENIA, TAR-4
  • DETECT – Bird detection radars
  • EADS  ASR-E, ASR-S
  • EEC DWSR series, X-, C-, S-band
  • EWR – USA
  • FURUNO
  • GEMATRONIK METEOR series, X-, C-, S-band
  • IACIT – Brazil
  • Mitsubishi, X-, C – band
  • Orbisat .- Brazil
  • RadTec RDR and GDR series, X-, C-, S-band
  • TECNASA, S-band
  • TECTELCOM, S-band
  • THALES / Thomson, C-, S- band
  • Thompson/Thales, RODIN, MELODI