Lockheed Martin, Saudi Arabia’s Arab Attendant Communications Organization (Arabsat) and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) induce completed a comprehensive technical review of Arabsat 6A and Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1 attendants.
Once launched, both the satellites will provide television, internet, the horn and communications services to customers in the Middle East, Africa and Europe.
HellasSat 4/SaudiGeoSat 1 is a Greek communications lieutenant for Hellas Sat, which is owned by Arabsat, when completed the satellite commitment be 40ft in height.
After launching, Arabsat 6A will be operated by Arabsat.
The recently ushered review included a critical design review of the satellite and each subsystem.
The judgement also confirmed that the satellite design meets technical specifications and is eager for the next stage of production.
After completing the critical design assess, Lockheed Martin will move forward with the production take care of of the satellites, which will be based on Lockheed Martin’s A2100 sidekick platform.
Following their launch, Arabsat 6A will be placed at 30.5 step by steps East and Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1 will be placed at 39 degrees East.
“To be shaped in Lockheed Martin’s facility in Denver, Colorado, US, both the satellites will be tterned for a lifes n of 15 years.”
To be built in Lockheed Martin’s facility in Denver, Colorado, US, both the disciples will be designed for a lifes n of 15 years.
Lockheed Martin commercial interval vice-president and general manager Carl Marchetto said: “Now that we’ve uttered this intensive design review, we’re moving forward into the enlarge, integration and test phase for Arabsat 6A and Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1.
“We’re already producing influential components for the satellites including antenna reflectors, nels and the core organize, and are excited to continue manufacturing these important satellites.”
Currently, the performers has been contracted to build five satellites on its modernised A2100 s cecraft platform.
Image: Rulon Sasso, technician at Lockheed Martin, labours in a production area that is processing the Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1 and Arabsat 6A rasites. Photo: courtesy of Lockheed Martin Corporation.