Airbus DS and the RSC «Energia» will take part in the competition for the RSCC for the construction of two satellites

© Photo : courtesy of Airbus DSГлава Airbus Defence and Space in Russia, Vladimir TerekhovAirbus DS and the RSC «Energia» will take part in the competition for the RSCC for the construction of two satellites© Photo : courtesy of Airbus DS

European aerospace group Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus DS) in cooperation with RSC «Energy» will participate in competition the Russian state company «Space communication» (RSCC) to build two new communications satellites, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the head of Airbus DS in Vladimir Terekhov.

«In the near future we will work together with RSC Energia to participate in competition the Russian state company «Space communication» (RSCC) to build at least two satellites of the average power. RSC «Energia» will be the lead developer of the executor, and we will provide it with the necessary technological support,» he said.

Earlier, the head of RSCC Yuri Prokhorov said that the company until the end of 2017, announced a competition for the creation of two spacecraft to provide services of communications and broadcasting «Express-АМУ3» and «Express-АМУ7». Conclusion satellites into orbit is planned on the rocket «proton-M».

The appointment of new satellites «Express-АМУ3» and «Express-АМУ7» — providing a wide range of communication services and broadcasting. It is assumed that each of them will have 37 transponders in C-, Ku — and L-bands.

RSCC owns the largest Russian orbital grouping of geostationary satellites operating in C-, Ku-, Ka — and L — bands. The service area of the spacecraft RSCC, located on the arc of the orbit from 14 degrees West to 145° East longitude, covering the entire territory of Russia, CIS countries, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, North and South America, and Australia. All satellite communications provides communication services and broadcasting clients from 52 countries.

Read the full text of the interview with the leadership of Airbus DS is on the website RIA Novosti >>

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