Tag Archives: Galileo

Thales to Help NOAA Build Ground Terminal for Global Navigation Satellite System

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has selected Thales to build a facility at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico for receiving and processing distress beacon signals from Global Navigation Satellite System satellites. Thales said Monday it will establish the Southwest USA Medium-Earth Orbit Local User Terminal to support NOAA’s Search …

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ESA Taps Leonardo to Study Data Security Mgmt for European Navigation Satellite System

The European Space Agency has selected Leonardo to study ways to manage the cybersecurity of a European navigation satellite system. Leonardo said Wednesday it will create a benchmark architecture and establish requirements and processes for the information security management of the Galileo satellite program. The company aims to help the ESA build …

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Serco Lands Potential $78M Contract for ESA Scientific, Engineering Services

Serco has won a potential five-year, $78.1 million “framework” contract to provide specialist scientific and engineering services to the European Space Agency. The company said Tuesday it will deploy skilled personnel to support ESA in 16 focus areas that include business management, data analysis, engineering, electromagnetics, information technology, navigation, optics, product …

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Geoscience Australia Partners With Lockheed, Inmarsat, GMV to Demo 2nd-Gen Satellite-based Navigation Testbed

Australia’s geoscience research agency has teamed up with Lockheed Martin, Inmarsat and GMV to demonstrate how signals from multiple constellations of Global Navigation Satellite Systems can help build up positioning, navigation and timing for various applications. Geoscience Australia and the three companies will demonstrate over a two-year period a new Satellite-Based …

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CGI to Build European Satnav Commercial Platform; Steve Smart Comments

The European Commission has awarded CGI a contract to develop a commercial application for the European-made global navigation satellite system Galileo. CGI will build the core platform for the Galileo Commercial Service program with the goal of delivering location-based information in vertical markets such as transportation, insurance and personal mobility, …

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QinetiQ Refreshes First Responder Satellite Navigation System; Jeremy Ward Comments

QinetiQ Group has collaborated with the U.K. Space Agency and Satellite Applications Catapult to update a satellite navigation system that emergency responders use to access secure satellite networks. QinetiQ’s technical support team installed and operated the Galileo Public Regulated Service test user receiver from its Malvern-based secure navigation laboratory to …

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