Kongsberg Spacetec AS has signed a contract for upgrading the three AARI ground stations in Barentsburg, Svalbard.
The receiving chains for the three antennas previously delivered will be upgraded with additional hardware and software to receive NPP.
Software for advanced NOAA and METOP processing will also be installed. The delivery is during first half of 2014.
Image ©Kongsberg Spacetec AS, August 2013 The three Ground Stations installed in Barentsburg August 2013, to be upgraded to receive NPP in 2014.
More images from the installation in our NewsLetter O6
For more information about the customer: Arctic Antarctic Research Institute - Russia