The European Commission (EC) is opting to dual-source the construction and launch of its Galileo satellite navigation satellites, and to acquire the spacecraft in competitive batches, as is done with the U.S. Global Positioning System. The Commission selected a team led by OHB System of Germany to build a first batch of 14 full-operating-capability (FOC) satellites for the system, which will allow Europe to provide global high-precision, guaranteed-performance timing and position ...


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