ALMA awarded a new industrial contract in the ESA MetOp-SG programme.
ALMA Sistemi in team with Elital Srl awarded the ESA contract for the Mechanical Ground Support Equipment of the MicroWave Sounder (MWS) instrument, MetOp second-generation satellite.
This contract marks the difference with the past consultancy activities carried out by ALMA supporting the customer Elital with a successful track record of winning contracts in the MeteoSat 3rd Generation and ExoMars programmes. In fact, for the MWS MGSE, ALMA is participating as full partner of the consortium supporting Elital in the Engineering phase of the project.
Negotiation with the customer Airbus Defence & Space, Portsmouth, UK is currently on going and the Kick-Off is foreseen by the end of September.