ESA Intended Invitation To Tender

15.1TT.84


Title: RADIO FREQUENCY AND DEPLOYMENT TEST METHODS FOR LARGE ANTENNAS (ARTES 5.1 5B.137) (RE-ISSUE)
AO Number: 1-8485
Program ref.: ARTES 5 Sub-El. 5.1
Tender Type: C
Tender Status: ISSUED
Price Range: > 500 KEURO
Budget Ref.: E/0505-01B - ARTES 5 Sub-El. 5.1
Proc. Prop.: NO
Special Prov.: BE+DK+FR+DE+IT+NL+ES+SE+CH+GB+IE+AT+NO+FI+PT+LU+CZ+RO+PL+CA
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate Telecom & Integrated Applica
Department: Telecom Technologies,Product&Systems Dep
Division: Technologies and Products Division
Contract Officer: Engels, Wilhelm
Keywords: COMMON SPACECRAFT BUS AND PAYLOAD ELEMENTS/ TELECOMMUNICATION AND TT&C/Antennas
Industrial Policy Measure: C1 - Activities in open competition limited to the non-Larg...
Publication Date: 18-MAR-16

Test methods for the verification of large deployable antennas in the aperture range of 3 to 5 m, allowing extension up to 12 m projected aperture. Main objectives: Test methods for key parameters such as deployment, surface accuracy, thermo-elastic stability, RF and Passive Intermodulation (PIM). Analytical methods and tools for test predictions and correlation. Demonstration of Mechanical Ground Support Equipment (MGSE) and Electrical Ground Support Equipment (EGSE) hardware. For the full description of this activity and up-to-date intended issue quarter/intended issue week information, please consult the ARTES website: http://artes.esa.int/artes-51/tenders. Procurement Policy: C(1) = Activity restricted to non-prime contractors (incl. SMEs). For additional information please go to EMITS news "Industrial Policy measures for non-primes, SMEs and RD entities in ESA programmes".