SkyRadar Blog

Ulrich Scholten, PhD

Ulrich is cofounder of SkyRadar, taking care of the procedural and software parts. He has been working for the aviation control market since the early 2000s, trying to blend qualification requirements in ATC with modern and scalable technical solutions. Ulrich holds a PhD in information technology and in several patents on modern radars. His research is regularly published in A-rated journals. Ulrich has spoken in 100+ Universities, Academies and Research Centers around the world and is co-editor of several security related blogs with more than 100.000 monthly readers.

ATCO and ATSEP Job Profiles Are Progressively Converging

Some weeks ago I had an inspiring and thrilling meeting with Renata Zlopasa and Jan Brutsaert from EUROCONTROL. Renata stated an intriguing track of thought that stuck in my head. In essence she said, the ATCO and ATSEP job profiles will be progressively converging.

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SkySMC - Switching Remotely From a Defect to a Healthy Component (Video)

An important ATSEP task is detecting errors and degraded performance rapidly, and in an ideal case switch over remotely from the defect subsystem to a fallback solution.

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SkySMC - A System Monitoring and Control Infrastructure for Taxonomy Level 3 & 4 (Online) Training of ATSEP (Video)

This article shows how online training of system monitoring and control can be brought to the cognitive level of "application" and beyond, with SkyRadar's SkySMC suite.

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Training Solutions for Electronic Counter Measures (ECM) & Electronic Counter Counter Measures

SkyRadar provides military universities and academies around the world, empowering the use of ECM and ECCM solutions.

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Range Gate Pull-Off - the Dirty Trick of Range Deception Jamming (Video)

This video describes how deception jammers lock on radars and then drag them away from the real target.

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Range Deception Scenario in SkySim - See How Intelligent Jamming Attacks Work (Video)

Typically, when sophisticated drones or warplanes approach in enemy territory, they cover their real location through a DRFM jammer. They are more intelligent and difficult to dismantle than the classical noise jamming.

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The SkyRadar Product Family is Growing

The SkyRadar product family embraces primary and secondary training radars, simulators, jammers, system monitoring and control solutions, and a complete tower and radar simulator. All systems are based on service-oriented architecture and can be interconnected via plug and play.

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Civil Aviation in Times of Hybrid Warfare - What ATSEP Need to Know

On Sunday 09.10.2022, the commander of the German Bundeswehr's Territorial Command General Breuer has warned of increasing attacks on the infrastructure in Germany. According to Breuer "every substation, every power plant, every pipeline can be attacked, can be a possible target" of these hybrid threats.

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Identity Is The New Perimeter In Data Centric Security - Why the ATSEP Approach to Cybersecurity Requires Rethinking

Ground-to-Ground and Ground-to-Air interoperability make perimeter-orientation in cybersecurity obsolete. Cyber-security needs to be data-centric. Identity for systems and humans is a keystone in interconnected ATM.

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