VEGA wins ?—2.4m Aerospace contracts

VEGA Group PLC (VEGA), the independent Programme and System Assurance Company, has won ?—2.4m worth of new and extended contracts as part of its work with the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC).
VEGA has extended its existing Combined Spacecraft Control Operations System 1 (CoSCOS1) contract until the end of 2006 ?± with the option of a further three years work. In total the project will be worth ?—2m. CoSCOS1 is a support service for a combination of several mission systems including CLUSTER; ENVISAT; ERS2; Mars-Express MPS; and the SCOS1 infrastructure.
In addition, VEGA has been appointed to upgrade the Mission Control Systems (MCS) for CLUSTER and ENVISAT until the end of their planned missions, in a deal worth ?—400,000 over the next 18 months.
VEGA Business Development Director for Aerospace, John Auburn, said: ?®VEGA is delighted to have been awarded this extended contract, which reflects ESOC??s trust in our capabilities and the experience and expertise of our staff.?∆
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About VEGA
VEGA is an independent Programme and System Assurance Company. With nearly 30 years?? experience of delivering consulting and technology services into Aerospace, Defence and Government sectors, we are trusted by our clients to provide independent advice and reliable solutions, wherever the integrity of their programmes and systems is essential.
Within the Space market, VEGA supports scientific, commercial and military programmes worldwide and has been involved in almost every European Space Agency mission over the last 27 years. VEGA acquired Anite Systems GmbH in September 2004 to strengthen its breadth of capabilities within the space market. Clients include: European Space Agency, European Commission, Inmarsat, Eumetsat, EADS Astrium, Alenia Alcatel Space and RapidEye.
VEGA was floated on the stock market in 1992 and has a full listing on the London Stock Exchange. VEGA headquarters are situated in Welwyn Garden City with offices in Bristol, Fareham, Germany and France. VEGA employs 600 staff, many of which are placed on-site at client locations throughout Europe.
VEGA is also ISO 9001:2000 & TickIT accredited through Det Norske Veritas.
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