Airbus partners with BAE Systems on radar satellite imagery

Airbus partners with BAE Systems on radar satellite imagery

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Germany: Airbus Defence and Space and BAE Systems have launched a strategic alliance to produce, market and sell innovative geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) products and solutions using data collected by TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X radar satellites.

Under the terms of the partnership, Airbus Defence and Space and BAE Systems will jointly develop a new line of global SAR (synthetic aperture radar) products. The two companies will exclusively market these products to US government, commercial, and select international customers.

The resulting GEOINT products will enhance mission planning for defence customers, support flight systems, improve emergency response, and help the world’s energy sector strategically plan new power grids, plot pipelines and manage resources.

Source: Airbus Defence and Space