The objective of the contract is the provision of technical management support to the EGNOS Programme Management Unit of the Commission.
EGNOS, the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service, is Europe's first venture into the field of satellite navigation and paves the way for Galileo, Europe's independent global satellite navigation system currently under development. EGNOS is operational and available for use with both an Open Service and a Safety-of-Life Service for aviation.
Specifically, the support required by the present contract concerns:
The specifications follow the contract notice 2011/S 144-238002 published in the Official Journal on 29/07/2011.