Airbus to deliver radar instrument for new Copernicus ROSE-L mission
ROSE-L will be equipped with the largest planar space radar antenna ever built
Friedrichshafen, 03 December 2020 – Airbus has been selected by Thales Alenia Space to build the advanced radar instrument for the ‘Radar Observatory System for Europe in L-band’ (ROSE-L) mission. Airbus Defence and Space in Friedrichshafen (Germany) will head an industrial consortium for the radar instrument involving companies from nine countries to deliver the project. The contract, awarded to Airbus by the mission’s Prime contractor Thales Alenia Space, is worth about € 190 million.