OHB System AG has today signed a contract with the Federal Office of Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support of the Bundeswehr (BAAINBw) for the development and integration of the “SARah” satellite-based radar reconnaissance system. The contract has a total value of EUR 816 million.
Under the contract signed today, OHB System AG will be responsible for implementing the entire system as prime contractor. In addition, OHB will be supplying two radar reflector satellites and the main elements of the ground segment comprising two ground stations. Under a subcontract, Astrium GmbH will be supplying a phased-array satellite and the related special functions for the ground segment.