Foreign Object Debris Detection

Improve Runway Safety and Increase Runway Capacity

Varec offers airports unique value when implementing an automated foreign object debris detection system for new runway construction projects, expansions or upgrades. Our technology, integration knowledge, project management experience, and involvement with the aviation industry are second to none. At the center of the solution is a network of surface detection units co-located with the runway edge lights. These sensors automatically and continuously scan runway and ramp areas for hazards such as FOD and wildlife. There are many operational benefits to the system, such as improved automation, safety, efficiency and security, benefits that are also experienced when working with our team of technical and project specialists.

What We Can Offer


  • Aviation
  • Defense


  • Radar Measurement
  • Optical Sensors
  • Laser Identification


  • Airport Consortiums
  • Government Agencies & Contractors
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