Pre-launch preparations for the Sentinel-1A satellite, carrying an Airbus Defence and Space built radar instrument, are in full swing at Europe´s Kourou Spaceport in French Guiana. The satellite will mark a new era of Earth observation.
Thales Alenia Space has announced that the French-Italian dual broadband telecommunications Access on Theatres for European allied forces Nations-French Italian Dual Use Satellite (Athena-Fidus) satellite will be launched shortly by Arianespace.
BAE Systems has designed the SWaP Multi-INT system, which detects and tracks adversaries’ activities in real time. The new multi-function radar system integrates with airborne intelligence, gathering sensors that capture information simultaneously.
Australian Defence Minister Senator David Johnston announced that Defence has awarded two multi-million dollar contracts to Selex ES Ltd for the acquisition and support of modernised communication systems for the Royal Australian Navy’s eight ANZAC Class frigates.