Kongsberg Satellite Services AS (KSAT) has been awarded a contract with Raytheon for operation of the NPOESS satellite program. This program provides data on global change and long term weather- and climate forecasts.
The contract has a value of about MNOK 135, and the operations will be carried out until September 2011. The contract confirms KSAT as one of the leading companies for serving polar orbiting satellites in the world. The contract includes a subcontract with Kongsberg Spacetec of about MNOK 13.