[Satellite TODAY 08-05-09] Astrium Services
delivered the first set of secure satellite communications equipment to Aselsan
for MILGEM, a Turkish Navy program, Astrium announced Aug. 3.
The Astrium delivery comprises a set of equipment based on Astrium’s Mini-SCOT naval terminal.
Aselsan, the prime contractor for the MILGEM satcom suite, is responsible for system design and software development of the terminal and the control station, assembly, integration and test of the terminals as well as the installation, acceptance and test on board and system delivery.
Aselsan and Astrium have previously supplied 16 sets of GEMI shipborne terminals, for the Meko and Perry Class ships, under the Turkish Military Satellite Communications System (TMSCS) project.
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