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    What will be the role of the Deployment Manager in Datalink? Is the SDM considering the installation of a data link programme manager and if yes when is this going to take place? There is as well a need for program manager for the SPI or and the CVS (8.33) IRs.


    Cliff Van Craen

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      Between the EC and SDM it is agreed that on the subject of Data-Link Services (DLS) implementation:
      1) The first full Deployment Programme (DP V1) to be delivered to EC for its approval in June 2015 with the objective to steer the CEF Calls for Proposals expected at the end of 2015 will only address DLS in its monitoring part, ensuring continuity with IDSG’s monitoring for DLS.
      2) SDM’s project view for DLS implementation will be introduced in the second version of the full Deployment Programme (DP V2) to be delivered to EC for its approval in June 2016 with the objective to steer the CEF Calls for Proposals expected at the end of 2016. The main reason for postponing DLS’ project view to DP V2 in June 2016 is that SDM remains dependent on SJU’s planning for validating EASA’s technical recommendation. SJU’s validation is expected by June 2016.

      It is underlined that SDM will act with respect to DLS as for any other enabler to PCP ATM functionalities. DLS represents an extension of SDM’s scope. It is not an area in which the SDM will play a special role.

      SDM has not been requested to play any specific role with respect to SPI or CVS Implementing Regulations. When those Regulations have common enablers with the PCP Regulation, SDM will play its role as defined in Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 409/2013.

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      ANSP Air Navigation Service Provider
      ATM Air Traffic Management
      AO Airport Operator
      AU Airspace User
      CA Cooperative Arrangement
      CEF Connecting Europe Facility
      CfP Call for Proposals
      DLS Data Link Services
      DP Deployment Programme
      EASCG European ATM Standards Coordination Group
      EASA European Aviation Safety Agency
      EC European Commission
      EDA European Defence Agency
      ESSIP European Single Sky Implementation
      EUROCAE European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment
      FUA Flexible Use of Airspace
      IDSG Interim Deployment Steering Group
      INEA Innovation and Networks Executive Agency
      LO Liaison Officer
      MD Managing Director of the SESAR Deployment Manager
      NM Network Manager
      NOP Network Operations Plan
      NSA National Safety Authority
      PDP Preliminary Deployment Programme
      PRB Performance Review Body
      SESAR Single European Sky ATM Research
      SB Supervisory Board of the SESAR Deployment Manager
      SCP Stakeholders’ Consultation Platform of the SESAR Deployment Manager
      SDM SESAR Deployment Manager
      SG Steering Group of the SCP
      TS Thematic Sub-Group (=”Expert Group”) of SCP