Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological System (IAAMS) was inaugurated at INS Dega, the Naval Air Station at Visakhapatnam by Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command (ENC) on 12 October 2017. The system is equipped with state-of-the-art Meteorological Sensors including Radar Vertical Wind Profiler, Transmissometer, Ceilometer and Automatic Weather Observation System. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Flag officers and personnel of the ENC.
The IAAMS undertakes automatic and continuous recording of important weather parameters that are vital for accurate weather forecasting. It also has an inbuilt alarm feature to indicate an abnormal change in weather that may affect safe flying operations. Induction of the new system enables disseminating routine weather reports to other air stations and Air Traffic Control tower/ Aircrew Briefing Room without human intervention.
Below are some of the pictures from the inauguration event of the Aviation Meteorological System.
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