May 8, 2019
On 29 April, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in Yangon, to provide grant aid of up to 2.828 billion yen for the Project for Improvement of Aircraft Surveillance System.
The objective of the Project is to improve the safety of aircraft operations and enhance the capacity of air navigation services in the vicinity of three international airports of Yangon, Mandalay and Nay-Pyi-Taw by upgrading aircraft surveillance systems in these locations, thereby contributing to the enhancement of civil aviation in Myanmar.
Details for the project are provided below.
|Country||the Republic of the Union of Myanmar|
|Project title||the Project for Improvement of Aircraft Surveillance System|
|Planned implementation period||36 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period|
|Executing agency||Department of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Transport and Communications|
|Target region, facilities||Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay|
|Specific project details (provisional)||(1) Facility construction / equipment procurement
ASR/SSR at Yangon and Mandalay, SSR at Nay Pyi Taw and other related equipment at the Air Traffic Management Center
(2) Consulting services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction/procurement supervision, (as guidance in managing the facilities) operation and maintenance of the radar system etc.