Selex ES has created two new entities – Selex ES Inc. in the USA and Selex ES GmbH in Germany, to continue the company’s development of a strong international network of subsidiaries delivering reliable financial returns and creating a firm foundation and presence in key markets
Watchkeeper, the unmanned aircraft system developed by Thales for the British Army is the first UAS to be awarded a full Release To Service, and is the only UAS of its type allowed to fly in UK airspace.
The European Space Agency has announced that the in-orbit validation of Galileo has been achieved: Europe now has the operational nucleus of its own satellite navigation constellation in place – the world’s first civil-owned and operated satnav system
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.
Selex ES has been awarded a €10.3 million contract by the European GNSS Agency to deliver the first generation of Public Regulated Service operational receivers for use by PRS participants in EU member states.
Thales Alenia Space has signed a contract with Russian operator Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) to build the Yamal-601 telecommunications satellite, which will provide fixed communications, broadcast and Internet access services.
Airbus Defence and Space will provide a secure data services pilot for the Rakel nationwide Swedish radio communications network, which will complement existing public safety radio networks by using multiple commercial broadband mobile networks.