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

The Association of Old Crows has established a Bohemian Chapter. The first event took place as part of the celebration of Veteran’s Day

ERA Company is proud to announce that the Bohemian chapter of the Association of Old Crows (AOC), which was recently established in the Czech Republic, held its first meeting as part of the Veteran’s Day …

ERA system providing coverage of Bhutan´s airspace has gone operational

The ERA surveillance ADS-B system, monitoring air traffic over the Kingdom of Bhutan, has recently gone operational. Despite the problems caused by the difficult Covid-19 situation, the project was completed in 15 months from the …

ERA surface monitoring system installed at Leipzig airport, Germany, has gone operational

ERA announced having passed another milestone to meet the contract to deliver its NEO surface guidance system as part of A-SMGCS at the Leipzig/Halle international airport. The system has gone operational in Q2/2022 after the …

ERA passed Factory Acceptance Tests for enhanced MLAT system in Budapest

ERA announced that it had successfully passed Factory Acceptance Tests for the multilateration surface system NEO which is to be used at Ferenc Liszt International Airport in the Hungarian capital Budapest. ERA, in cooperation with HungaroControl …

ERA has installed and passed the SAT for its ADS-B system in Fiji

ERA has successfully passed the Site Acceptance Test (SAT) and thus completed the installation of a new ADS-B system covering the Domestic Airspace of the Republic of Fiji. The Czech system will help to ensure …

ERA has signed a new contract to provide surface and WAM surveillance for Málaga airport in Spain

ERA Company was recently awarded a contract for the surface and WAM multilateration system at the Málaga–Costa del Sol Airport in Andalucía. The contract was assigned by ENAIRE, the Spanish ANS provider, in January 2022. …

A great comeback. Palma de Mallorca, the first ever deployed ERA system abroad, has undergone modernization

ERA has been enjoying a bit of a sentimental comeback to Mallorca after almost 20 years. The surface system providing surveillance at the airport in the popular summer destination of Palma de Mallorca was the …

ERA is about to enhance its MLAT system deployed at Budapest airport in Hungary

ERA has been awarded a contract to modernize and extend its multilateration surface system at Ferenc Liszt International Airport in the Hungarian capital Budapest. The contract was assigned by HungaroControl, Hungarian air navigation services provider, …

ERA surveillance system on the Korean “honeymoon island” Jeju has gone operational

ERA Company is proud to announce that its surveillance system installed at Jeju International Airport on the volcanic island Jeju, the second busiest airport in South Korea, is fully functional. The system passed the SAT …

ERA and SEAIRTECH have signed the Strategic Cooperation Agreement to support their upcoming joined projects in Spain

Czech company ERA and its Spanish main collaborator Sea and Air Technology (SEAIRTECH) are pleased to announce they have signed up the renewal of the document of Strategic Cooperation Agreement within the World ATM Congress …

5 answers to 5 challenges of ATM for the 21st century. ERA will launch its new product MSS-5 at the World ATM Congress in Madrid, Spain

ERA latest novelty MSS-5 is the 5th generation of the Multilateration Surveillance System (MSS) tailored for Air Traffic Management combining proven multilateration and ADS-B technologies. MSS-5 responds to the 5 main challenges of air traffic …

ERA´s breakthrough milestone in reliability and its contribution to the safety of Air Traffic Surveillance

One billion operating hours run at 1,914 ground stations of 162 systems deployed at 124 places in 67 countries on five continents. These are the statistics of ERA company over the 26 years of its …

New Cloud Solution for Flight Planning in the Netherlands delivered by R-SYS Ltd., a subsidiary of ERA

The R-SYS s.r.o., Slovakia, a subsidiary of ERA a.s., Czech Republic, has delivered and put into operation Pilot Briefing & Flight Planning system for the Netherlands's ANSP (LVNL). The system, titled HomeBriefing (HBS) is operated …

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 Company
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530 03 Pardubice
Czech Republic
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