8th August 2002 -Raytheon Systems Limited (RSL) has been selected for award of contract in connection with the European GALILEO programme. This award is one of 18 UK projects and studies, selected from a field of 50 proposals, to explore opportunities in the satellite communications and navigation industry, and which were recently announced by Lord Sainsbury, Minister for Science and Innovation.
This latest contract for RSL, valued at around 300,000 pounds and due to be awarded by the British National Space Centre (BNSC) as part of their National Telecommunications [email protected] Programme, is for a Receiver for High Integrity Navigation Operations (RHINO). This project calls for the development of a prototype GPS/GALILEO satellite navigation receiver for applications such as safety of life services, where a high level of receiver integrity is required. RSL will lead this particular project with participation from Roke Manor Research Ltd, the University of Leeds and Helios Technology Ltd.