The JSC “ISS” has signed the contract with SAFT company
On during the VII International Investment Forum “Sochi-2008”, the JSC “Academician Reshetnev” Information Satellite Systems” signed a contract with SAFT Company (France) on delivering Li-ion batteries.
The contract foresees delivering up-to-date system of Li-ion batteries for providing AMOS-5 telecommunication satellite with electric power for on-board electronics. This geostationary spacecraft will be manufactured by the JSC “ISS” for SPACE-COMMUNICATION LTD, Israeli satellite communication statement based on a new “Express-1000H” platform.
High-energy system on basis of Li-ion batteries of the last generation will operate jointly with solar array consisting of the satellite base platform. The use of French products on AMOS-5 spacecraft will provide with essential saving of mass and allow the JSC “ISS” increasing the power of produced spacecraft.
The similar batteries of world-known manufacturer have flight qualification and successfully used amounting to western spacecraft like W3A, Amazonas, Syracuse IIIA, Syracuse IIIB. On the satellite of the Russian production the batteries will be installed for the first time.