e2v has been awarded a €1M contract from the European Space Agency (ESA), under the co-funded ARTES 3-4 product development programme, to develop a family of compact satellite communication electronic sub-systems.
Under the programme e2v will deliver operational samples in the final quarter of 2011. Potential applications include disaster relief, homeland security, peace keeping and natural resource monitoring.
Paul John Technologist-Future Programmes at e2v commented “This contract is an important part of our strategic product development work, supporting our move into RF power solutions and electronic sub-systems.”
Andy Bennett Group Communications Manager
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e2v is a leading global provider of technology solutions for high performance systems; delivering solutions, sub-systems and components, to advanced systems companies, for specialist applications within medical & science, aerospace & defence, and commercial & industrial markets.
e2v is headquartered in the UK, employs approximately 1500 people, has design and production facilities across Europe and North America, and has a global network of sales and technical support offices. For the year ended 31 March 2010, e2v reported sales of over £200m and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. For more information visit e2v.com.