ERA Company

Supplier of MLAT and ADS-B Surveillance Systems for ATM

ERA is a leading company in multilateration, multistatic surveillance, and reconnaissance technology. Unrivalled experience in passive surveillance sensor development provides ERA with unique know-how to deliver comprehensive solutions for global markets. We develop, manufacture and implement mission-critical systems for military and civil purposes.

Over last 2 decades, ERA has reached number of more than 130 installations, deployed in over 65 countries on 5 continents with 24/7 operations fulfilling demanding customer requirements. Nevertheless, more important than given number of references is the experience we have achieved and lessons learnt during implementation of our solutions for air traffic control and management.

ERA has developed unique passive surveillance system VERA-NG that defines new sensor category DPET (Deployable Passive ESM Tracker) tailored for air, maritime and land target surveillance and reconnaissance for defence and electronic warfare purposes.

In parallel, ERA made air traffic control history when deploying the first multilateration system and introducing gate-to-gate surveillance. We intend to continue introducing new technologies to adapt to today´s and tomorrow´s challenges.

Product Portfolio:


Military Passive Surveillance Systems

VERA-NG – unique and proven world leading Passive ESM (Electronic Support Measure) Tracker designed for detection, location, identification and tracking of air, ground and naval targets. It uses advanced techniques to conduct cross-border long-term and long-range surveillance without alerting neighbouring nations. It effectively “sees without being seen”.

Multilateration and ADS-B Systems

Proven ATM, surveillance & flight tracking systems with excellent performance tailored for Air Traffic Management/Air Traffic Control combining multilateration and ADS-B capability.

Vehicle Tracking System

The most widespread self-contained transmitting vehicle unit SQUID for improving airport safety by broadcasting the position of ground vehicles (ADS-B squitter using GNSS).

Surface Multilateration (MLAT)

ERA system NEO + SQUID provide surveillance of aircraft and ground vehicles required for surface movement surveillance as well as advanced-surface movement guidance and control systems (A- SMGCS) to deliver safe and efficient operations at any airport.

Wide Area Multilateration (WAM)

Wide Area Multilateration represents enhanced surveillance easily adaptable to any approach, terminal or en-route surveillance requirements as well as all terrain challenges.


ERIS ATM and ATC Systems

ERIS represents a product family of Air Traffic Management systems designed for Air Traffic Control and flight planning of civil and military operations.

IXO – the Flight and Drone Zone Planner

IXO System represents a complex solution for airspace users and providers who look for a product that seamlessly integrates information on manned and unmanned aircraft operations and provides real-time aeronautical information for all airspace users.

PET Systems Simulator

Training tool for the Passive Surveillance Systems (e.g. VERA-NG) – can simulate any type of battlefield scenario: airspace, ground or navy. It provides training of passive electronic and tracking intelligence systems.

Company News

ERA and the Czech Armed Forces organised testing trials for the passive system’s ability to detect UAS

– – The extensive testing called CW Trial has had an ambition to verify, that the Passive ESM Tracker, e.g. VERA-NG by ERA, has a capability to detect and track unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) broadcasting continuous …

ERA is about to cover the entire airspace of the Baltic state of Latvia

ERA has signed a new contract to provide surveillance of air traffic over Latvia and beyond its borders (+30NM buffer zone) with the newly installed Wide Area Multilateration System (WAM). Latvia thus joins the countries, …

ERA reports record-breaking profits for the financial year 2020, despite the obstacles caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

ERA Company, a leading player on the multilateration systems market, had a record profit of ca 380 million Czech crowns last year with total revenues of 1.3 billion CZK. The impressive economic results have been …

ERA has signed a new contract to provide ADS-B coverage of airspace in Bhutan

ERA announced that it had been awarded a contract to deliver an ADS-B system monitoring air traffic over the Kingdom of Bhutan. The contract was assigned by Department of Air Transport (DoAT) of Ministry of …

ERA has been trusted to prolong the performance of its WAM system at Fujairah Airport in UAE

The Wide Area Multilateration system deployed at Fujairah International Airport in the United Arab Emirates has recently been backed up by a newly signed contract of the MasterCare program of advanced assurance services. The ERA …

R-SYS successfully deployed  "mydronespace" Registration and Airspace Management service for drone pilots in Hungary

The Slovak company R-SYS Ltd., Subsidiary of ERA, have successfully completed a process of development and deployment of mydronespaceTM system for Hungarian Air Navigation Services HungaroControl. Two key components of the system– HungaroContol’s mobile application for …

ERA provides an extension of its surveillance system for Munich airport

ERA has recently signed contracts to extend its previous MLAT system with seven new ground-based stations (GS) for surface guidance at the Munich International Airport in Germany. The customer Munich Airport has chosen the ERA …

ERIS system has gone operational in evaluation regime at Ostrava airport

The ERIS-A ATC system was introduced by ERA company into test operations at Leoš Janáček International Airport in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The system increases operational safety – it monitors potential collision risks and automatically generates …

ERA has signed a contract to provide maintenance of its surveillance system at Kuala Lumpur Airport in Malaysia

Pardubice, Czech Republic, 7 September 2020 ERA has signed a contract to provide maintenance of its surveillance system at Kuala Lumpur Airport in Malaysia ERA announced that it had been awarded a contract to provide advanced “system …

ERA Company has reached one billion crowns in 2019 revenue once more

ERA Company, the Czech developer of passive surveillance sensors and ATM systems, had a profit of 332,5 million Czech crowns (€ 8.9 million) last year with total revenues exceeding one billion. The economic results were …

ERA enhances its WAM system for Air Traffic Control in the East Midlands Airport area

ERA’s Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) system around East Midlands International Airport is about to be upgraded. In light of the Covid19 situation, part of the usual processes will be handled by ERA from a distance. The …

ERA: World of multilateration!

ERA, the pioneer of multilateration, has celebrated 25 years in business. Within the period the company has moved from multilateration market definition to 150 installations worldwide. The quarter of a century long story is guarded by …

ERA will provide an extension of its surveillance system for Jakarta airport in Indonesia

The customer AIRNAV Indonesia has placed its trust in the ERA multilateration systems, ERA has recently signed a contract to extend its MLAT system with 12 new ground-based stations for surface guidance of the Soekarno-Hatta …


ERA Company
Prumyslova 462
530 03 Pardubice
Czech Republic
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