Aeronautical telecommunication network

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Term aeronautical telecommunication network
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SESAR

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Abbreviation

ATN

Definition

An internetwork architecture that allows ground, air-ground and avionic data subnetworks to interoperate by adopting common interface services and protocols based on the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model.

Definition Source

ICAO Official definition, ANNEX 10/III Aeronautical Telecommunications — Part I, Digital Data Communication Systems; Part II, Voice Communications Systems 1995, 1st ed., Amdt 76 (01/11/2001), p. 1

Note

Amendment:

A global internetwork architecture that allows ground, air-ground and avionic data subnetworks to exchange digital data for the safety of air navigation and for the regular, efficient and economic operation of air traffic services.

Source: ICAO, AN-WP/8297 Approval of Draft Report to Council on Amendment 83 to Annex 10 24/1/08, p. B-2

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Lexicon Release 2015.2