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Astrium is now delivering to the UK MoD enhanced overseas tactical, land and maritime communications capability, which directly links to Astrium Services’ new IP core based modular infrastructure.
Astrium has completed the radar instrument for the Sentinel-1A environmental satellite and will deliver it to Thales Alenia Space (TAS) in Rome for installation on the satellite. The heart of the mission is the C-band SAR instrument built by Astrium.
Astrium has delivered the proto-flight model of the microwave radiometer to the prime contractor, Thales Alenia Space, for installation on the Sentinel-3A satellite.
Astriumand OHB System AG have signed a €344 million contract for the development, construction and launch of a high performance radar satellite for the ‘SARah’ satellite-based reconnaissance system.
Astrium has been selected by the European Space Agency to supply the MicroWave Sounder instruments for the MetOp Second Generation series of satellites.
Astrium Americas announced that its subsidiary, Astrium Services Government Inc., will offer UAE-owned Yahsat Military Ka-Band service to the U.S. government. This service allows any U.S. government or Department of Defense end user to utilize Yahsat Military Ka-Band capacity that is compatible with the Wideband Global Satellite (WGS) constellation for greater global coverage and reliability.
Cassidian and Astrium Services aim is to provide operations centres and the departmental fire and rescue services in France with access to dedicated satellite communications that are available 24/7.
Astrium has been awarded a three year contract by the European Defence Agency (EDA) to provide commercial satellite communications capacity for European military needs.
Astrium continues to drive the implementation of the European Data Relay System (EDRS). As prime contractor, Astrium Services has contracted the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) to implement and operate major parts of the ground network.
Astrium has been awarded two contracts from the Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) for the delivery of two telecommunication satellites – Express AM4R and Express AM7.