RSSC Forms Glonass Joint Venture with U.S. Navigation Company
[Satellite TODAY 06-01-10] Russian Space Systems Corp. (RSSC) and the U.S. Trimble Navigation Group have signed an agreement to create Rusnavgeoset Co., a joint satellite navigation venture in Russia, RSSC announced May 31.
Each company will hold a 50 percent stake in the venture, which will produce Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) geodetic network infrastructure systems. Rusnavgeoset will target federal and local government markets after it opens for business June 1.
“This high-technology, innovative sphere of activities directly contributes to the commercializing of Glonass,” RSSC said in a statement.
OHB’s Wunderkind Galileo Project Set to Leave the Nursery Satellite News April 16, 2010
[Satellite News 04-16-10] In January, medium-sized German space systems provider OHB Systems received its largest single order to date a 566 million euro ($767.8 million) contract from the European Commission (EC) to build the first Galileo…
Ukraine, Russia Glonass Partnership in the Works Satellite Today April 2, 2010
[Satellite TODAY 04-02-10] The Ukrainian and Russian governments are close to an agreement to have both countries aerospace industries cooperate to expand and operate the Glonass global military navigation satellite network, Ukrainian officials…
SkyWave Adds Glonass Capability to Maritime Terminals Satellite Today December 7, 2009
[Satellite TODAY 12-07-09] SkyWave Mobile Communications (SkyWave) introduced a Glonass navigation capability to its DMR-800L satellite data communication terminal, targeted to its shipping customers in Russia, the company announced Dec. 3.