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IMAGING ANTENNA SYSTEMS BASED ON APERIODIC FEEDING ARRAYS (ARTES 5.1 REF. 5B.115)

on 08 August 2014

ESA Open Invitation To Tender AO7450
Open Date: 13/03/2013
Closing Date: 22/05/2013



Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 12.1TT.16
Prog. Ref.: ARTES 5.1
Budget Ref.: E/0505-01A - ARTES 5.1
Special Prov.: B+DK+F+D+I+NL+E+S+CH+GB+IRL+A+N+FIN+POR+GR+LUX+CZ+CDN+RO Proc. Prop: DIPC
Tender Type: C
Price Range: > 500 KEURO
Keywords: COMMON SPACECRAFT BUS AND PAYLOAD ELEMENTS/ TELECOMMUNICATION AND TT&C/Antennas 
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate Telecom & Integrated Applica
Department: Telecom Technologies,Product&Systems Dep
Division: Technologies and Product Division
Contract Officer: Nicole Rinaudo
Last Update Date: 13/03/2013
Update Reason: Tender issue

The objective of this activity is to demonstrate the performance of an imaging antenna system combining aperiodic feeding arrays with one or more reflectors, including the manufacturing and testing of critical elements. Targeted Improvements: (20-30)% reduction in the number of active controls; (20-30)% reduction in the complexity of the BFN compared to Direct Radiating Arrays. For the full description of this activity, please consult the telecom website: http://telecom.esa.int/telecom - 'current and future tenders'. NOTE: This activity has been designated as "Priority 2". Priority 2 activities will only be initiated on the explicit request of at least one delegation.

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