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US to acquire Thales ground segment technology
To respond to distress signals
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in United States, has chosen Thales to develop and build an operational ground station in the south-west part of the country, at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico, to track Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) satellites operating in medium Earth orbit (MEO). The ground station will receive and process 406 MHz distress beacon signals...
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