CARSAC DE GURSON, France —Smallsat builder AAC Clyde Space, IoT service provider Orbcomm and satellite maritime vessel tracking payload builder Saab AB plan to leverage a Swedish government grant to build a constellation of commercial cubesats to provide VHF Data Exchange System (VDES) transmissions to maritime customers.
Sweden- and UK-based AAC Clyde will build the first 3U demonstration satellite for the constellation under a contract valued at 17 million Swedish krona ($1.93 million), of which 72% is in the form of a grant from the . . .
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