ACG SYSTEMS WELCOMES JOSEPH WILLIAMSON, DIRECTOR OF SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 23, 2018

Annapolis, MD-ACG Systems has named Joseph Williamson as the Director of Systems Engineering. Joe brings 20 years of engineering, design and implementation experience in command & control, land mobile radio systems, broadband, CCTV system design, Radio-over-IP, and air/ground/air radio systems.

Prior to ACG, Williamson was the VP of Engineering at Diversified Communications Group where he designed and implemented console and radio technologies for aviation and local clients, while providing technical field support as well as project management.

For more information on ACG Systems, please visit www.acgsys.com.

About ACG Systems

ACG Systems provides industry and government with operationally effective, cost efficient, unifying communication solutions. ACG integrates, distributes, and supports leading brands of digital and analog communication equipment in support of major national and regional airlines, federal government agencies, airport authorities and other related industries. Our product line includes radios covering most frequency bands, consoles, switches, digital recorders and radio communications systems–including a number of ACG designed and branded products.

 

 

ACG SYSTEMS AWARDED CONTRACT AT SALISBURY-OCEAN CITY WICOMICO REGIONAL AIRPORT (SBY)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 2nd, 2018

ACG Systems (ACG) has been awarded a contract at Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport (SBY) to replace their two legacy air traffic control radio systems. Wicomico County selected ACG to supply and install General Dynamics CM-300 V2 radios to meet their requirements and replace their legacy radio systems. As part of the agreement, ACG will provide installation, technical support and system training.

“As Salisbury Airport undergoes significant expansion and upgrades, we are committed to providing them with the highest radio communication standards in aviation. The initial improvements made by SBY are impressive and we are proud to be a part of their continued development and growth” said David Bonney, Sales Director at ACG Systems.

About ACG Systems

ACG Systems provides industry and government with operationally effective, cost efficient, unifying communication solutions. ACG integrates, distributes, and supports leading brands of digital and analog communication equipment in support of major national and regional airlines, federal government agencies, airport authorities and other related industries. Our product line includes radios covering most frequency bands, consoles, switches, digital recorders and radio communications systems–including a number of ACG designed and branded products.

 

ACG SYSTEMS RECIPIENT OF THE 2016 HARRIS SMALL BUSINESS SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 18th, 2017

ACG Systems (ACG) was honored to receive the 2016 Harris Small Business Supplier of the Year Award – Program Execution Excellence on June 22nd, 2017. The accolade recognized ACG as a top company for their outstanding sub-contractor performance on the Federal Aviation Administration Data Communications Program.

Under subcontract to the Harris DCIS team, ACG provides critical installation services and support at designated FAA locations supporting Harris DCIS and the FAA NextGen upgrade project. Recognition is based on compliance with work standards, timely delivery, overall performance and customer satisfaction.

“We are honored to be recognized by Harris and pleased with the work we’ve done to support the FAA’s NextGen Data Communications program” said Bob Dick, President of ACG. “By use of Harris’ sophisticated partner metrics, this award confirms our team’s commitment to excellence, quality and integrity.”

“This award demonstrates ACG’s exceptional performance under the DCIS Contract. ACG has consistently provided cost effective and compliant installations and solutions throughout the US. ACG’s responsiveness and thoroughness has proven key to on-time deployment of critical FAA services.  We look forward to a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership with ACG.” said Joe James, DCNS Program Manager.

For more information on ACG Systems, please visit www.acgsys.com.

About ACG Systems

ACG Systems provides industry and government with operationally effective, cost efficient, unifying communication solutions. ACG integrates, distributes, and supports leading brands of digital and analog communication equipment in support of major national and regional airlines, federal government agencies, airport authorities and other related industries. Our product line includes radios covering most frequency bands, consoles, switches, digital recorders and radio communications systems–including a number of ACG designed and branded products.

About Harris Corporation

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform, and protect.  Harris supports government and commercial customers around the world.  Learn more at harris.com.

About FAA NextGen Data Communications Program

 The FAA’s NextGen Data Communications program will allow the National Airspace System to handle more traffic, reduce flight delays, route aircraft more efficiently, and enhance safety all while reducing operational costs for airspace users. In today’s National Air Space (NAS) air traffic management depends on voice communications to relay a wide array of critical information between air crews and controllers. The use of voice communications is labor intensive, time consuming and limits the ability of the NAS to effectively meet future traffic demands. Data Communications will enhance today’s operations by reducing errors common in voice communications, such as readback/ hearback errors, control instructions intended for one aircraft taken by another, and transposed call signs.

ACG Systems and Simple Technology Solutions awarded 5-year IDIQ contract by SPAWAR under JV SimpleCom Solutions, LLC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 27th, 2017

ACG Systems (ACG), a Federal reseller of operationally effective, modernized, cost-efficient solutions, in an approved joint venture (JV) as SimpleCom Solutions, LLC, has been awarded an IDIQ contract by U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). Under a Small Business Administration (SBA) approved JV, the buying entity can recognize the economic status of the 8A while considering the past performance and financial capability of the minority joint venture partner. The 5-year contract ceiling is valued at 97 million for all awardees, with work being performed worldwide.

The scope of this contract includes the procurement and delivery of relevant handheld radios, cellular handsets, radio telephone, accessories, chassis, mounting enclosures, power supply and installation equipment.

“This contract will allow ACG Systems to expand support to our Naval customers with unifying communications systems and custom solutions,” said Tim Carney, Vice President at ACG Systems. “We have been committed to serving the Navy since 2012 and look forward to delivering our reliable, innovative and high-quality solutions under this contract”

For more information on ACG Systems, please visit www.acgsys.com.

About ACG Systems

ACG Systems provides industry and government with operationally effective, cost efficient, unifying communication solutions. ACG integrates, distributes, and supports leading brands of digital and analog communication equipment in support of major national and regional airlines, federal government agencies, airport authorities and other related industries. Our product line includes radios covering most frequency bands, consoles, switches, digital recorders and radio communications systems–including a number of ACG designed and branded products.

ACG SYSTEMS completes radio install for Southwest Airlines’ new non-stop service between U.S. and Turks & Caicos

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 13, 2017

ACG Systems (ACG) has completed installation of the new air/ground radio system for Southwest Airlines’ (SWA) new non-stop service between the U.S. and Turks & Caicos. ACG provided the hardware, survey, licensing, and installation services for the technology which enables pilot communication with local operations and remote access by the SWA Dallas Dispatch Operations Center (NOC). ACG has also received recent authorization to provide and implement similar systems at four SWA Mexican destinations, Costa Rica, Grand Cayman, Punta Cana, Nassau, and Aruba.

“As a longtime partner with SWA, we understand reliable communications and clear intelligibility are essential for fast and efficient in-flight coordination of workflow processes. As SWA continues to expand internationally, we are thrilled to provide and install reliable radio systems that meet the demands of one of the nation’s largest carrier” said Bob Dick, President of ACG Systems.

For more information on ACG Systems, please visit www.acgsys.com.

About ACG Systems

ACG Systems provides industry and government with operationally effective, cost efficient, unifying communication solutions. ACG integrates, distributes, and supports leading brands of digital and analog communication equipment in support of major national and regional airlines, federal government agencies, airport authorities and other related industries. Our product line includes radios covering most frequency bands, consoles, switches, digital recorders and radio communications systems–including a number of ACG designed and branded products.

About Southwest Airlines Co.

In its 47th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by more than 55,000 Employees to more than 100 million Customers annually.  Southwest proudly operates a network of 101 destinations in the United States and nine additional countries with more than 4,000 departures a day during peak travel season. Service to Turks and Caicos is expected to begin Nov. 5, 2017. On Sept. 5, 2017, Southwest will cease service to Varadero and Santa Clara to concentrate its future Cuba service in Havana.

Based on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s most recent data, Southwest Airlines is the nation’s largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded. The Company operates the largest fleet of Boeing aircraft in the world, the majority of which are equipped with satellite-based WiFi providing gate-to-gate connectivity. That connectivity enables Customers to use their personal devices to view video on-demand movies and television shows, as well as nearly 20 channels of free, live TV compliments of our valued Partners.

ACG Systems Awarded Contract to Replace Legacy Air Traffic Control (ATC) Radios at Washington Dulles International Airport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 6, 2017

ACG Systems has been awarded the service and installation contract at Washington Dulles International Airport to upgrade the existing legacy ATC radio system at the Dulles Ramp Tower. The Ramp Tower selected ACG to supply, install and maintain the General Dynamics’ CM-300/350 V2 radios to meet their requirements and replace the legacy radios. As part of the agreement, ACG will provide and install 8 radios and one spare, provide technical support, bi-annual preventative maintenance and product training.

“As a longtime partner with airports and airlines, ACG understands clear and reliable communications are essential for safe, secure and efficient ramp control. We look forward to strengthening our partnership with Washington Dulles International by meeting and surpassing their remarkable radio communications standards.” said David Bonney, Sales Director at ACG Systems.

For more information on ACG Systems, please visit www.acgsys.com.

ACG SYSTEMS partners with Southwest Airlines to provide radio systems between U.S. and Turks & Caicos

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 21, 2017

ACG Systems (ACG) is supporting Southwest Airlines (SWA) as they expand non-stop service between the U.S. and Turks & Caicos beginning Nov. 5, 2017. ACG will provide and install new air/ground radio systems enabling pilot communication with local operations and remote access by the SWA Dallas Dispatch Operations Center (NOC). ACG is authorized to implement a similar system in parallel at the Grand Cayman Islands, while previously installing communications systems at SWA’s international sites in Belize and Montego Bay, Jamaica.

“As a longtime partner with SWA, we understand reliable, immediate, and clear communication with the flight crews is essential to ensure an efficient, timely and safe airline operation. As SWA continues to expand, we are thrilled to provide and install reliable radio systems that meet the demands of one of the nation’s largest carrier” said Bob Dick, President of ACG Systems.

For more information on ACG Systems, please visit www.acgsys.com.

About ACG Systems

ACG Systems provides industry and government with operationally effective, cost efficient, unifying communication solutions. ACG integrates, distributes, and supports leading brands of digital and analog communication equipment in support of major national and regional airlines, federal government agencies, airport authorities and other related industries. Our product line includes radios covering most frequency bands, consoles, switches, digital recorders and radio communications systems–including a number of ACG designed and branded products.

About Southwest Airlines Co.

In its 47th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by more than 55,000 Employees to more than 100 million Customers annually.  Southwest proudly operates a network of 101 destinations in the United States and nine additional countries with more than 4,000 departures a day during peak travel season. Service to Turks and Caicos is expected to begin Nov. 5, 2017. On Sept. 5, 2017, Southwest will cease service to Varadero and Santa Clara to concentrate its future Cuba service in Havana.

Based on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s most recent data, Southwest Airlines is the nation’s largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded. The Company operates the largest fleet of Boeing aircraft in the world, the majority of which are equipped with satellite-based WiFi providing gate-to-gate connectivity. That connectivity enables Customers to use their personal devices to view video on-demand movies and television shows, as well as nearly 20 channels of free, live TV compliments of our valued Partners.

ACG SYSTEMS PROVIDING RADIO UPGRADES FOLLOWING ALASKA AIRLINES ACQUISITION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 12, 2017

ACG Systems (ACG) is actively supporting Alaska Airlines with system upgrades following the 2016 acquisition of Virgin America Airlines. The initial stage of consolidation will include air/ground radio systems upgrades adhering to Alaska Airlines’ standards and their unwavering commitment to reliability and technology. The systems will include advanced digital IP capable base radios at sites served by both carriers. The technology, coupled with ACG System’s continuous support, will enable Alaska Airlines to seamlessly merge more operations in the near future.

“As Alaska Airlines continually expands its network reach and global expansion, our team is equipped to handle complex upgrades and system updates,” said Bob Dick, President of ACG Systems. “These initiatives can be incredibly complex and our systems enable Alaska Airlines to complete the merger without compromising safety and service.”

For more information on ACG Systems, please visit www.acgsys.com.

About ACG Systems

ACG Systems provides industry and government with operationally effective, cost efficient, unifying communication solutions. ACG integrates, distributes, and supports leading brands of digital and analog communication equipment in support of major national and regional airlines, federal government agencies, airport authorities and other related industries. Our product line includes radios covering most frequency bands, consoles, switches, digital recorders and radio communications systems–including a number of ACG designed and branded products.

About Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines, together with Virgin America and its regional partners, flies 40 million guests a year to 118 destinations with an average of 1,200 daily flights across the United States and to Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica and Cuba. With Alaska and Alaska Global Partners, guests can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 900 destinations worldwide. Alaska Airlines ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers in North America” in the J.D. Power North America Satisfaction Study for 10 consecutive years from 2008 to 2017. Learn more about Alaska’s award-winning service and unmatched reliability at newsroom.alaskaair.com and blog.alaskaair.com. Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).

ACG SYSTEMS RECOGNIZED WITH 2016 HARRIS DCIS EXCELLENCE AWARD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 22nd, 2016

Harris Corporation has awarded ACG Systems (ACG) the prestigious DCIS 2016 Excellence Award for its work supporting the Data Communications Integrated Services (DCIS) program. The accolade recognizes top companies for their outstanding sub-contractor performance on the Federal Aviation Administration’s Data Communications Program.

Under subcontract to the Harris DCIS team, ACG provides critical installation services and support at designated FAA locations supporting Harris DCIS and the FAA NextGen upgrade project. Recognition is based on compliance with work standards, timely delivery, overall performance and customer satisfaction.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by Harris and pleased with the work we’ve done to support the FAA’s NextGen Data Communications program” said Bob Dick, President of ACG. “This award reflects our dedication to strong partnerships and our continued commitment to support both commercial and federal customers.”

“This award demonstrates ACG’s exceptional performance under the DCIS Contract. At Harris, we rely upon our own internal expertise and select subcontractors to fulfill our critical roles. ACG has provided cost effective and compliant installations and solutions throughout the US.“ said Joseph James, DCNS Program Manager.

For more information on ACG Systems, please visit www.acgsys.com.

About ACG Systems

ACG Systems provides industry and government with operationally effective, cost efficient, unifying communication solutions. ACG integrates, distributes, and supports leading brands of digital and analog communication equipment in support of major national and regional airlines, federal government agencies, airport authorities and other related industries. Our product line includes radios covering most frequency bands, consoles, switches, digital recorders and radio communications systems–including a number of ACG designed and branded products.

About Harris Corporation 

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $7.5 billion in annual revenue and 21,000 employees worldwide. The company is organized into four business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems, Electronic Systems and Critical Networks.

About FAA NextGen Data Communications Program

The FAA’s NextGen Data Communications program will allow the National Airspace System to handle more traffic, reduce flight delays, route aircraft more efficiently, and enhance safety all while reducing operational costs for airspace users. In today’s National Air Space (NAS) air traffic management depends on voice communications to relay a wide array of critical information between air crews and controllers. The use of voice communications is labor intensive, time consuming and limits the ability of the NAS to effectively meet future traffic demands. Data Communications will enhance today’s operations by reducing errors common in voice communications, such as readback/hearback errors, control instructions intended for one aircraft taken by another, and transposed call signs.

ACG Systems Partners with ICOM and Etherstack to upgrade the Bureau of Reclamation’s Radio Communications System

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 15, 2015

ACG Systems (ACG), in conjunction with Icom America and Etherstack, will upgrade the Bureau of Reclamation’s (BOR) radio system to a six site composite trunking system, expanding radio communications over a 600 mile radius in the southwest United States.

With a mission to manage, develop and protect the nation’s water and power systems, the BOR requires critical and reliable radio communications for their water resource operations. ACG offered the BOR a Very High Frequency (VHF) radio upgrade program to provide secure voice communications with ongoing service and technical support.

With ACG at the helm of installation and configuration, the comprehensive technical solution is comprised of Icom repeaters, portable and mobile radios with rugged accessories, and Etherstack controllers. The project will include high quality, 100 percent compliant radio handsets, repeaters, mobiles and a combination of accessories manufactured by Icom to meet the BOR radio requirements. As part of their standard suite of service offerings, ACG will provide asset tracking and equipment management throughout the life of the IDIQ.

“We’re delighted to partner with Icom and Etherstack to support BOR in their strategic conservation efforts. By blending technology and integration services, our proven partnership approach ensures the best possible products and services for our customer,” said Tim Carney, Vice President at ACG.

For more information on ACG Systems, please visit www.acgsys.com.

 

About ACG Systems

ACG Systems provides industry and government with operationally effective, cost efficient, unifying communication solutions. ACG integrates, distributes, and supports leading brands of digital and analog communication equipment in support of major national and regional airlines, federal government agencies, airport authorities and other related industries. Our product line includes radios covering most frequency bands, consoles, switches, digital recorders and radio communications systems–including a number of ACG designed and branded products.

About Icom America

Icom America Inc., headquartered in Kirkland, Wash., is a subsidiary of Icom Incorporated of Japan. Icom Inc. has over 50 years of experience designing, engineering and manufacturing two-way radio and communications equipment. The company’s product line serves land mobile, amateur, avionics and marine markets. The company actively develops digital technology such as IDAS™ and D-STAR, and implements P25 and WLAN radio solutions.

About Etherstack

Etherstack is a wireless technology company specializing in licensing mission critical radio technologies to equipment manufacturers and network operators around the globe. With a particular focus in the public safety, defense, utilities, transportation and resource sectors, Etherstack’s technology can be found radio communications equipment used in the most demanding situations. The company has R&D facilities in London, Sydney, New York, Yokohama and Berlin.

 

ACG partners with Micom on GSA

ACG Systems has partnered with Micom, bringing time tested HF products to our GSA schedule. Used in a variety of applications, HF is a critical component for our Federal Communications infrastructure. Micom, a worldwide leader in High Frequency Radio Equipment, has served the DHS, DoD, and most Civilian Agencies.

With an extensive suite of Product and Service offerings, ACG Systems is a full service provider. Contact us today for a Custom Configuration and Quote.

ACG at AFCEA MILCOM in Tampa Oct 26-28

ACG will be in attending Milcom 2015 in Tampa, FL October 26-28. Stop by for product demos, giveaways and meet our team. Bring your business cards to enter our grand prize giveaway. Last year we raffled off a brand new Stand Up Paddle board package! For more information regarding this annual expo, please click here.