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ATC12.1 — Automated Support for Conflict Detection, Resolution Support Information and Conformance Monitoring

The implementation of free route airspace (FRA) needs to be supported by conflict detection tools (CDT), resolution support information and conformance monitoring.

The conflict detection tools (CDT) include the trajectory based medium conflict detection tool (MTCD) or/and tactical controller tool (TCT).
The decision on whether to implement either one or both tools (MTCD and TCT) is left to the individual ANSP organisation as it depends on local conditions and systems in use.

NOTE FOR MILITARY AUTHORITIES: It is the responsibility of each military authority to review this Objective IN ITS ENTIRETY and address each of the SLoAs that the military authority considers RELEVANT for itself. This has to be done on top and above of the review of "MIL" SLoAs which identify actions EXCLUSIVE to military authorities.

Edition
2019
Stakeholders
Air Navigation Service Provider
Type
SESAR
Scope
ECAC+
Status
Active

Context

Related Elements

Applicability Area(s) and Timescales

Applicability Area:
All ECAC+ States except: Luxembourg
Timescales From By Applicable to
Initial operational capability 01-01-2015 Applicability Area
Full operational capability 31-12-2021 Applicability Area

Links to SESAR Solutions

Links to PCP ATM Sub-Functionalities

ICAO Block Modules: No associated data

References

Applicable legislation
Regulation (EU) No 716/2014 on the establishment of the Pilot Common Project
Applicable ICAO Annexes and other references
None
Deployment Programme 2019
Family 3.2.1 - Upgrade of ATM systems (NM, ANSPs, AUs) to support Direct Routings (DCTs) and Free Routing Airspace (FRA)
Operating Environments
En-Route

Expected Performance Benefits

Safety
Early and systematic conflict detection and conformance monitoring enabled by ground based automated tools will reduce the need for tactical interventions, conformance monitoring reduces the risk of the impact of controllers and pilots errors. Possibility to maintain high level of safety with an increase in capacity due to a reduction of controller workload per aircraft.
Capacity
Reduction of tactical controller workload, and better sector team productivity, compared to the conventional systems without automated support will open potential for capacity up to 15% in comparison to a baseline case without a detection tool (MTCD and/or TCT).
Operational efficiency
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Cost efficiency
-
Environment
-
Security
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  Code Title From By Related Enablers
 
ASP01 Implement MTCD and associated procedures
  • 01-01-2015
  • 31-12-2021
 
ASP02 Implement resolution support function and associated procedures
  • 01-01-2015
  • 31-12-2021
 
ASP03 Implement TCT and associated procedures
  • 01-01-2015
  • 31-12-2021
 
ASP04 Implement MONA functions
  • 01-01-2015
  • 31-12-2021
 
ASP05 Perform ATCO training for the use of CDT ( MTCD and or TCT), resolution support and MONA related functions
  • 01-01-2015
  • 31-12-2021
 
ASP06 Develop safety assessment for the changes
  • 01-01-2015
  • 31-12-2021
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ATC12.1
 
20150101_20211231
ASP01
 
68%
20150101_20211231
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36%
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23%
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74%
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68%
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Supporting Material

Title Related SLoAs

EUROCONTROL - Air Navigation Systems Safety Assessment Methodology (SAM) - Version 2.1 / 11/2006

https://www.eurocontrol.int/tool/safety-assessment-methodology

ASP06

EUROCONTROL - EAM 4 - ESARR 4 - Risk Assessment and Mitigation in ATM - Edition 1.0 / 04/2001

https://www.eurocontrol.int/publication/esarr-4-risk-assessment-and-mitigation-atm

ASP06

EUROCONTROL - FASTI - Completing the FASTI Safety Case: Guidance for Service Providers - 1.0 / 01/2009

-

ASP05, ASP06

EUROCONTROL - FASTI - FASTI Specific Human Factors Guidelines for MTCD, MONA and SYSCO 06/2007

-

ASP05

EUROCONTROL - FASTI - Operational Performance Requirements Analysis for the Conflict Detection Tool - Final Draft - 2 / 12/2012

-

ASP01

EUROCONTROL - Good Practice Guidelines for First ATC Support Tools Implementation (FASTI) with a Focus on Human Factors and Managing the Transition - Edition 1.0 / 06/2007

-

ASP05

EUROCONTROL - SPEC 139 - EUROCONTROL Specification for Medium-Term Conflict Detection - Edition 2.0 / 03/2017

https://www.eurocontrol.int/sites/default/files/publication/files/EUROCONTROL-SPEC-0139%20MTCD%20Ed%202.0.pdf

ASP01, ASP02, ASP05

EUROCONTROL - SPEC 142 - EUROCONTROL Specification for Monitoring Aids - Edition 2.0 / 03/2017

https://www.eurocontrol.int/sites/default/files/publication/files/EUROCONTROL-SPEC-0142%20MONA%20Ed%202.0.pdf

ASP04

EUROCONTROL - SPEC 143 - EUROCONTROL Specification for Trajectory Prediction - Edition 2.0 / 03/2017

https://www.eurocontrol.int/sites/default/files/publication/files/EUROCONTROL-SPEC-0143%20TrajPred%20Ed%202.0.pdf

ASP01, ASP04

EUROCONTROL - TCT RTS Final report - 0.3 / 04/2009

http://www.eurocontrol.int/sites/default/files/article/content/documents/nm/fasti-tct-rts-2009.pdf

ASP03

Consultation & Approval

Working Arrangement in charge
NETOPS
Outline description approved in
Latest objective review at expert level
04/2012
Commitment Decision Body
Provisional Council (PC)
Objective approved/endorsed in
07/2003
Latest change to objective approved/endorsed in
07/2014