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Air Traffic Systems Test and Evaluation Services Division


Paula Nouragas Paula Nouragas

(609) 485-5251

Administrative Contact

Kathleen Sarkos

(609) 485-6919

Mission Statement

The mission of the Division is to provide quality Test & Evaluation (T&E) products and services to ensure that the current National Airspace System (NAS) and future Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) are verified and validated (V&V) using best practices and quality standards.

The Division is certified to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) standard for test preparation, planning, conduct and reporting.

Description of Work

The Division performs activities associated with testing, analyzing, and evaluating Air Traffic Management (ATM), surveillance, and mission support systems/services and new enterprise capabilities in order to verify and validate that products and operational improvements meet specifications, satisfy requirements, and are operationally suitable and effective for use in the NAS. As such, the Division provides technical, engineering, and Verification & Validation (V&V)/T&E support to aviation programs throughout the system development life cycle. The Division has an established QMS that is certified to ISO 9001:2015 in conformance with the International Quality System Standard.


Air Traffic Systems Test and Evaluation Services Division Branches
Branch Branch Manager Phone
Surface and Secondary Surveillance Branch Joe Pagano (609) 485-5342
Primary Surveillance and Broadcast Services Branch Michael Prata (609) 485-5054
Terminal Automation Branch Angel Hassan-Miller (609) 485-5991
Automation & Agency Support Branch Olethia Lawson-Brown (609) 485-6669
Air Traffic Management Branch Xiaogong Lee (609) 485-6967
Verification & Validation Strategies & Practices Branch John Frederick (609) 485-5259

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