“In a governmentwide initiative to update IT systems, the Federal Aviation Administration is not immune. Its Mission Support Services, which are part of the agency’s Air Traffic Organization, are undergoing modernization efforts of their own.”
“Mission support includes networks and infrastructure for everything besides air traffic control, as well as non-operations activities such as regulations, grants and commercial space. Jim Stroiney, acting deputy chief information officer at FAA, said most of the air traffic control systems are funded through capital investment and the mission support work is largely supported with operations dollars.” Listen to the podcast here.
Source: FAA modernizing Mission Support, examining cloud possibilities – By Amelia Brust, April 24, 2019. Federal News Network.