The STARS LITE system provides an exciting new product that utilizes the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS) as its foundation.
The STARS LITE System is designed for use at General Aviation airport control towers that have pattern altitude radar coverage from one or more off-airport radar sites associated with TRACON or ARTCC facilities.
The system provides full digital radar target and history data, aircraft data blocks, weather, and map display presentation. It uses hardware and software elements of STARS. The system has built in monitoring and control capability to facilitate system certification. It is a low cost system that utilizes a single Sun Microsystems workstation and provides a color flat panel ATC display presentation. The system is available for immediate deployment.