12, July 2019

ESA Open Invitation to Tender AO9963
Open Date: 10/07/2019
Closing Date: 06/09/2019 13:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 19.1ET.25
Prog. Ref.: NMS – Poland
Budget Ref.: E/0907-06 – NMS – Poland
Special Prov.: PL
Tender Type: C
Price Range: 200-500 KEURO
Products: Non Space Procurement/Services
Technology Domains: Others
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate of Tech, Eng. & Quality
Department: Electrical Department
Division: RF Payloads & Technology Division
Contract Officer: Binedell, Carla
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A – Not apply
Last Update Date: 10/07/2019
Update Reason: Tender issue

The purpose of this activity is to validate low-cost development concepts applied to X-band SSPAs and its applicability to EQM. An X-band SSPA EQM will be developed and tested in the frame of the activity targeting new space markets. The activity goal is detailed design and development of an X-band SSPA EQM followed by qualification tests justifying that the unit is able to sustain and operate inside the harsh space environment. This activity shall design and test an X-band SSPA EQM compatible for seamless integrationwith a selected transponder platform. The targeted improvement is accelerated development time and testing under low-costs. Current TRL is estimated to 4, the activity target is to achieve TRL7.

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