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Togo and Thales Alenia Space sign satellite ground base deal for rescue service

Wednesday 20 June 2018 | 09:39 CET | News
Togo and Thales Alenia Space said that they have signed a contract to instal a ground station in Lome, Togo, for the search and rescue (SAR) of people in distress, mainly using the Galileo satellite positioning system, reports Togonews. Based on Thales Alenia Space's MEOLUT Next (Medium Orbit Local User Terminal), the system will enable the instantaneous location, with unprecedented accuracy, of a distress call issued by a beacon operating through the COSPAS-SARSAT system.

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