GomSpace and Aerial Maritime Ltd enter MOU for delivery and operation of a global constellation
by Staff Writers
GomSpace A/S - a subsidiary of GomSpace Group AB (the "Company") and Aerial and Maritime Ltd. ("A and M") have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") following A and M's decision to appoint GomSpace as the supplier of a global constellation of nanosatellites and ground segment systems.
Fully operational by the end of 2021 A and M is able to provide global Air Traffic Surveillance increasing safety and reducing fuel consumption to the airline industry, including air navigational service providers.
The system shall deliver processed ADS-B signals - compliant with ICAO and EUROCAE requirements for air traffic management.
The terms and conditions of any future formal cooperation between the parties as to the subject matter of the MOU are yet to be negotiated and agreed upon.
The parties expect to enter a formal turnkey contract in Q4 2018. The turnkey contract will have a value of up to 100 million USD.
US FCC expands market access for SES O3b MEO constellation
Luxembourg (SPX) Jun 11, 2018
SES has been granted, by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), authorization to serve the U.S. market using a significantly expanded O3b fleet in the Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). The FCC grant opens significant additional frequencies to SES for use in its non-geostationary (NGSO) constellation and enables it to deploy O3b mPOWER satellites into inclined and equatorial orbits, delivering full global pole-to-pole coverage. A total of 26 new O3b satellites are authorized, in addition t ... read more
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