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Systems Interface win Navaid and AWOS contract for new International Airport in UGANDA

15 October 2019

October 2019 - Systems Interface, based in the UK, has been awarded a 'Turnkey' contract by SBC (Uganda) Limited for the supply, installation and commissioning of a CAT1 ground to air Navaid system at the new Kabaale International Airport. The airport, also known as Hoima International Airport, is currently under construction in Kabaale Parish, Uganda.

Systems Interface will supply a Normarc Instrument Landing System (ILS) co located with Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) and a Doppler VHF Omnidirectional Range Beacon (DVOR) co-located with a DME. Systems Interface will also supply and install an Automatic Weather Observation System (AWOS) manufactured by Coastal Environmental Systems.

Managing Director Caroline Webster said, 'As a winner of the prestigious Queens Award for Enterprise for International Trade 2019 this second contract win in Africa this year demonstrating our teams commitment and determination to continue to develop and grow our International Trade'.

About Kabaale International Airport

The new airport, part funded by UK Export Finance to the value of GBP 215 million is being built on 174 acres of land in the Western Region of Uganda near the Kaiso-Tonya Oilfields. It is part of the infrastructure construction underway in preparation for the development of Uganda's nascent petroleum industry. The airport will play an important roll handling the cargo and passenger aircraft carrying equipment and staff to develop the proposed Uganda Oil Refinery.

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