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ATC02.2 — Implement ground based safety nets - Short Term Conflict Alert (STCA) - level 2 for en-route operations

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 MIL Authorities.

Military ATC authorities are invited to consider implementation of STCA level 2 when providing ATS surveillance services to GAT.

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

Context

Related Elements

Applicability Area(s) and Timescales

Applicability Area:
All ECAC+ States
Timescales From By Applicable to
Initial operational capability 01-01-2008 Applicability Area
Full operational capability 31-01-2013 Applicability Area

Links to SESAR Solutions

Links to PCP ATM Sub-Functionalities

ICAO Block Modules

References

Applicable legislation
None
Applicable ICAO Annexes and other references
None
Deployment Programme 2019
Operating Environments
Terminal Airspace
En-Route

Expected Performance Benefits

Safety
The systematic presentation of potential infringements of separation minima to controllers ahead of their occurrence, as provided by STCA, is a major safety assurance tool.
Capacity
N/A
Operational efficiency
-
Cost efficiency
Standardisation of STCA enables cost-effective use of resources and is in particular a critical success factor for smaller ASP.
Environment
N/A
Security
N/A
  Code Title From By Related Enablers
 
REG01 Conduct safety oversight of the changes DELETED
 
ASP01 Implement STCA function for en-route operations
  • 01-01-2008
  • 31-01-2013
 
ASP02 Align ATCO training with the use of STCA ground-based safety tools
  • 01-01-2008
  • 31-01-2013
 
ASP03 Develop safety assessment for the changes
  • 01-01-2012
  • 31-01-2013
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REG01 (DELETED)
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ASP01
 
97%
20080101_20130131
ASP02
 
98%
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ASP03
 
90%
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Supporting Material

Title Related SLoAs

EC - COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2017/373 - (OJ L 62, 8.03.2017, p. 1) - COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2017/373 of 1 March 2017 laying down common requirements for providers of air traffic management/air navigation services and other air traffic management network functions and their oversight, repealing Regulation (EC) No 482/2008, Implementing Regulations (EU) No 1034/2011, (EU) No 1035/2011 and (EU) 2016/1377 and amending Regulation (EU) No 677/2011 03/2017

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0373&from=EN

ASP03

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

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

ASP03

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

ASP03

EUROCONTROL - GUID-123 - EUROCONTROL Guidance Material for Short Term Conflict Alert - Edition 2.0 - 2.0 / 05/2009

https://www.eurocontrol.int/sites/default/files/publication/files/20090519-stca-guid-v2.0.pdf

ASP01

EUROCONTROL - SPEC-108 - EUROCONTROL Specification for Short Term Conflict Alert - 1.0 / 11/2007

https://www.eurocontrol.int/sites/default/files/2019-08/20071122-stca-spe-v1.0_0.pdf

ASP01, ASP02

EUROCONTROL - Safety Nets - A guide for ensuring effectiveness - August 2017

https://www.eurocontrol.int/sites/default/files/publication/files/safety-nets-guide-august-2017.pdf

ASP01, ASP02, ASP03

Consultation & Approval

Working Arrangement in charge
SAFETY / SPIN SG
Outline description approved in
Latest objective review at expert level
05/2017
Commitment Decision Body
Provisional Council (PC)
Objective approved/endorsed in
07/2000
Latest change to objective approved/endorsed in
07/2014