Airfield Radar System (ARS)

A complete solution for airfield security and non-cooperative surveillance that includes airfield surveillance, security, wildlife mitigation and ramp area monitoring.

ARiVA ARS provides state-of-the-art protection for the entire airfield, not just the perimeter. Offered at a fraction of the cost of traditional radar technologies, ARiVA ARS covers up to a mile in every direction. This groundbreaking technology improves the situational awareness and efficiency of airfield security and operations personnel.

ARiVA Airfield Radar System

Offered at a fraction of the cost of traditional radar technologies, Symphony® ARS covers up to a mile in every direction. This ground-breaking technology improves the situational awareness and efficiency of airfield security and operations personnel. 

A Turn-Key Solution

ARiVA Airfield Radar System is a turn-key solution in operation at 20 European airports

The ARiVA ARS is a turn-key delivery, which simplifies installation. ARiVA ARS radar is in operation at 20 European airports and is now available in the U.S.


  • Wide Beam 360° Radar – Covers the airfield like a streetlight, unlike narrow beam radars that are more like a flashlight
  • Advanced Camera System – Thermal imager and high-density color and network video recorder provide real-time assessment and forensics
  • Classification – The system knows the difference between people or wildlife and planes or vehicles
  • User Defined Rules – Incorporate location, classification, speed, size, direction and previous behavior to reduce false alarms and only respond to real threats
  • Tracking Areas – Customize tracking areas with unique parameters, rules and responses
    Interfaces with
  • Existing Systems – Provides a two-way interface with legacy airport access control and surveillance systems
  • 24×7 remote and onsite hardware and software support
  • Integrated into Symphony® OpsVue™ and MobileVue® for improved situational awareness for airfield and security personnel


Installation TypeGround level slabRooftop to 30’ elevation
Beamwidth – Elevation3 degreesSpread beam
Beamwidth – Azimuth1 degree1 degree
Max Detection Range – Vehicle5248 feet4920 feet
Max Detection Range – Person3280 feet2490 feet
Max Detection Range – Wildlife1640 feet1245 feet
Resolution10 inches10 inches
Field of View360 degrees360 degrees
Scan Rate216 degrees / second216 degrees / second
Frequency77 GHz, no FCC license required in airports


Identification Range – Person3280 feet
Visible Camera Block36x color / mono total day / night camera
Imager¼” ExView HAD
Zoom – Optical, Digital36x, 12x
Horizontal View Angle2.7°(T)–57.8°(W)
Lens Size3.4–122.4 mm
Min Day Sensitivity – Color1.4 Lux
Min Night Sensitivity – Mono0.1 Lux
Infrared CameraFLIR core, 640×480 detector, 100mm lens, range 3280 Feet


Sensor Stand
Weight172 pounds
Height122 inches
Power Requirement120 VAC, 100 VA
Wireless Network5GHz, 100Mbps, 10 mile range, no FCC license required
Operating Temperature Range-40° to +140° F, -40° to +60° C
IP RatingIP67
Relay Outputs6, Form A, 120 VAC @0.5 A or 30 VDC @ 1 A


Command & Control
WorkstationDell Inspiron 8GB 1TB, Windows 8
MonitorDell UltraSharp U2412M 24-inch Widescreen Flat Panel
Remote MonitoringYes: Via laptop, tablet, or smartphone
Network Video Recorder Capacity4 TB
Map TypesGoogle Earth, Aerial Photographs, Open Street Maps
Rule TypesApproach, area, numeric, compound, history
Behavior AssessmentLocation, movement, duration, path, speed, number of rule breaks, time
Object ClassificationYes: Configurable with confidence level; Used as input to rules.
Response TypesFollow with camera, record CCTV, audible alarm, SMS alarm, fire wildlife mitigation device, open or close gate, control warning lights
Max Track ZonesNo fixed limit
Max Targets TrackedNo fixed limit
Multiple ARS Stands SupportedUp to 4 per workstation, seamless integration of radar and cameras
Other Sensors SupportedGPS for Blue Force Tracking, broken beam, PIR, relay input
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We Currently Serve


60+ Worldwide Airports


125+ Worldwide Airlines


We Have

200+ Country Surveillance and Flight Data Coverage


Aireon Satellite-Based ADS-B


One of the World’s Largest Terrestrial ADS-B Networks


Our Key Differentiators

Extensive Experience Implementing Solutions for Airlines, Airports, FBOs, & ANSPs


One Common Operational Platform – ARiVA™


Collaborative Workflow Management


Predictive Alerting & Decision Support