ARINC IpsRptSep20

Internet Protocol Suite (IPS) Subcommittee Meeting Report, September 2020

Last Published: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Internet Protocol Suite (IPS) Subcommittee Meeting Report. Meeting held September 22-24, 2020, Online Meeting.

ARINC Industry Activities hosted several meetings that took place September 22-24, 2020 as online sessions. Participants of EUROCAE WG-108 and RTCA SC-223 attended.

The IPS Subcommittee reviewed inputs to ARINC Project Paper 858: Internet Protocol Suite (IPS) for Aeronautical Safety Services – Technical Requirements.

American Airlines provided the airline perspective on IPS design. They expressed the desire for no additional maintenance requirements due to IPS.

IPS Security (Section 4) was discussed in detail. This section will be aligned with ICAO guidance.

Ground IPS Gateway Considerations (Appendix C) will describe the key functions and services that an IPS ground system needs to provide to support all types of aircraft.

Honeywell is maintaining the ATN/IPS Task List and Gap Analysis. The document is posted to:

The next meeting is scheduled for January 19-21, 2021. The meeting format will be similar to recent IPS Subcommittee meetings, namely a series of online sessions.

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