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What does NAS stand for?

NAS stands for National Airspace System

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The HOCSR upgrade has been a very solid success for the FAA and is another important step in the agency's efforts to modernize the National Airspace System infrastructure," said Sue Corcoran, vice president for North American Programs at Lockheed Martin Air Traffic Management.
The FAA is planning to re-compete its current technical assistance contract supporting the management, engineering, development, acquisition, and implementation of a particular group of surveillance systems for use in the national Airspace System.
Another milestone in the ongoing modernisation of the Federal Aviation Administration's National Airspace System has been passed with the upgrading of Denver's Air Route Traffic Control Centre, under which Lockheed Martin has replaced 14-year-old storage devices as part of its ongoing Host and Oceanic Computer System Replacement (HOCSR) programme.
ECSS is said to be Next-Gen-enabling because of its role in supporting the transformation of the National Airspace System (NAS) to the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen).