ISS-Reshetnev provides training for Telkom representatives
The delegation of the Indonesian satellite communications service provider PT TELEKOMUNIKASI INDONESIA Tbk. has arrived in Siberia to receive training at the “Academician M.F. Reshetnev “Information Satellite Systems”.
The visit of the Indonesian specialists is arranged within the scope of the TELKOM-3 telecommunications satellite project, which the Reshetnev Company is currently implementing under the contract signed with PT TELEKOMUNIKASI INDONESIA Tbk in March last year.
According to the terms of the contract, ISS-Reshetnev shall develop, manufacture and deliver in orbit the TELKOM-3 spacecraft as well as provide a ground control segment, in-orbit support and training services for the customer’s personnel. 7 staff members of PT TELEKOMUNIKASI INDONESIA Tbk and their families have already arrived in Zheleznogorsk to get trained at ISS-Reshetnev.
The training course covers theoretical and practical stages formalized in an 18-month custom-tailored program. For a year and a half ISS specialists will be sharing experience with their Indonesian colleagues. During the theoretical stage the trainees will get familiar with the whole spectrum of tasks to be solved in the TELKOM-3 project, as well as the basic terminology and the satellite production cycle. At the practical stage the representatives of PT TELEKOMUNIKASI INDONESIA Tbk will take part in the integration and testing of the new satellite.
All the Indonesian families have been provided with furnished apartments in a new block of flats. The first training sessions are scheduled for February 8, 2010.