(31 March 2021 – TESAT) TESAT is to supply the ConLCT80, a Laser Communication Terminal (LCT) devoted for the broadband LEO constellation market to Lockheed Martin House for the House Improvement Company’s Transport Layer Tranche zero program.
The ConLCT80 is a miniaturization of the well-known heritage LCT135, which is flying presently on 9 satellites, performing 1,000 optical inter-satellite hyperlinks (OISL) month-to-month, greater than 51,000 in complete by now.
“We’re proud to supply our laser communication terminal expertise to Lockheed Martin House and assist the event of interoperable optical inter-satellite hyperlinks for this crucial House Improvement Company program. We look ahead to working with Lockheed Martin House and the House Improvement Company to supply our contribution to the Transport Layer Tranche zero LEO constellation and past,” mentioned Matthias Motzigemba, Head of Gross sales Laser Communication at TESAT.
At TESAT in Backnang, round 1,000 workers develop, manufacture and distribute methods and gear for telecommunications through satellite tv for pc. The product vary spans from smallest space-specific elements to modules, complete assemblies or payloads. Because the world’s solely supplier and expertise chief of in-orbit-verified optical terminals for information transmission through laser (LCTs), TESAT has a deal with industrial and institutional area packages.