Norspace AS® recently signed a contract, N-GAP, with The European Space Agency. N-GAP, Norspace Generic Analogue Processor, is targeted technologies, building blocks and equipment for future L- and S-Band systems.
The contract builds on the strong Norspace heritage on products for L- and S-Band systems, lately verified on the Terrestar program. Historically Norspace has 2300 such converters in orbit, another 1250 delivered and 350 under contract.
The new contract aims at further progresses on most all aspects of such converter units, cementing the global leadership in this product domain, as stated by Øyvind Andreassen, Norspace Director of Business Development. “We will enhance on most everything from choice of transistors, through converter modules, SAW Filters, switch matrices, assembly techniques and test systems.”