Telespazio at LAAD 2017
Telespazio will be taking part in LAAD Latin America Aerospace and Defence - (L40 - Hall 3) that will be held from April 4 to 7 at Riocentro Exhibition & Convention Center in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). LAAD is the biggest and most important trade fair for defense and security in Latin America.
At LAAD Telespazio Brasil will demonstrate, inside the Leonardo stand (L40 – Hall 3), its geo-information services offered by the data generated from the Italian COSMO-SkyMed satellite system. During the event the company will illustrate its activities in the field of tactical military satellite communications (Milsatcom).
Telespazio is present Brasil since 1997 through its subsidiary Telespazio Brasil. With headquarters in Rio de Janeiro and regional offices in São Paulo, Porto Alegre and Cuiabá, Telespazio Brasil is today one of Brasil’s leading providers in the satellite telecommunications sector, offering a wide range of cutting-edge solutions and multimedia services for the Corporate and Government market.
Telespazio Brasil has supported the prime contractor Thales Alenia Space in the installation and pre-operational activities related to the Control Centers of the Brazilian government satellite for military and civil applications SGDC (Satélite Geoestacionário de Defesa e Comunicações Estratégicas), which is ready for launch at the European Spaceport in Kourou (French Guyana).
The Company is also supporting SGDC satellite control operations for the first year. The program plays a key role in the Brazilian Space plan and has two main objectives: the delivery of secure satellite communications for the Brazilian armed forces and government and contributing to the National Broadband Plan (PNBL) which aims at reducing the digital divide in the country.
Telespazio Brasil is also active in the Earth observation sector, marketing on behalf of e-GEOS (a Telespazio/ASI company) the products of the COSMO-SkyMed radar satellite constellation (built by Thales Alenia Space), especially for the monitoring of the Amazon forest, agriculture, defence and security and oil & gas protection applications.