The Watchman system provides Air Traffic Services for the
vast majority of the UK Ministry of Defence operational stations in
the UK and worldwide. There are currently 40 Watchman surveillance
radar systems in service worldwide. The Tactical variant (mobile
equipment) of the Watchman surveillance radar system allows the
rapid deployment and installation of Air Traffic Services in
locations where British forces are on operational duty.
Selex ES is the System Design Authority for all Watchman
surveillance radar system equipment, and has the capability to
manufacture and support the system. Since 2003, Selex ES has
provided the MOD's Watchman surveillance radar system with the
following support services:
These services ensure that the Watchman surveillance radar
system provides a high level of operational availability throughout
Selex ES has signed an agreement with Lockheed
Martin and Cobham to form Fusion Air Traffic Management, which will
address Project MARSHALL – formerly known as JMATS.
As the Watchman Radar System Design
Authority, Selex ES has reinitiated a forum for Watchman radar
users to share operational data, information and resourcing.