Avionics / AOCS

Avionics / AOCS

A LONG TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE

Over the last 30 years, Thales Alenia Space has delivered a wide range of Satellite payload/platform management units and various GPS-based navigation hardware for LEO, MEO and GEO satellites and launchers for :

  • Communications and military satellites
  • Observation and Science satellites

A WIDE RANGE OF HARDWARE SOLUTIONS

Payload / Platform management units

  • PIU/ PLIU: Payload interface units
  • PDIU: Satellite platform management unit 
  • SMU: Satellite management unit 
  • SBC: SAR Antenna slave beam controller
  • TRIS: Satellite pointing stabilization and attitude control unit, 3 Axis Rate instrument sensing
  • LEONARDO/GEONARDO: Multifunction LEO/GEO satellite management systems
  • BACH: 1553 Interface handler / TM/TC controller
  • Remote Terminals Units (RTU)

GPS systems or applications :

  • Single or dual GPS / GPS tensor /  ATV GPSA / Lagrange / Proteus Receivers
  • ROSA Instrument to sound the earth atmosphere with radio occultation technique

A LARGE HERITAGE FOR SATELLITE / LAUNCHER APPLICATIONS

These devices have been qualified on a large number of Space Agencies programs (ESA, NASA, ...), Government and Commercial programs : Design standardization and flexibility allow easy customization and qualification for most platforms/launchers.

Markets covered

Space

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