Mobile General Ground Station Makes NATO Summit Debut

July 12, 2016

Airbus Defence & Space featured  its new Mobile General Ground Station at the 2016 Warsaw NATO summit. The “MGGS” looks to potentially upgrade NATO’s surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities in the field as part of the organization’s Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) System.

Picture courtesy of Satnews.com

 

The showcase at the summit in Warsaw caps off a product development cycle that culminated with a prototype launch in the winter of 2015. NATO has shown their faith in the system, with half a dozen units already on order. Barring any unforeseen delays, the MGGS will be ready for service before August of this year.

 

As per Airbus Defence & Space "The AGS (Alliance Ground Surveillance) industrial team, led by Northrop Grumman, includes Airbus Defence and Space, Leonardo and Kongsberg, as well as leading defence companies from the participating nations."

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