in Defence / Space

Royal Navy signs evaluation contract for Kleos data

Posted 28 May 2021 · Add Comment

Kleos Space Ltd - the UK subsidiary of Kleos Space S.A. - confirmed today that the Royal Navy has signed an evaluation contract for Kleos data.

Above: Kleos Scouting Mission artwork,
Courtesy Kleos Space

Under the contract, the Royal Navy will have access to Kleos' geospatial data product: Guardian Locate for evaluation purposes. The product delivers geolocated radio frequency transmissions collected over key areas of interest by Kleos' satellites to complement existing datasets enhancing intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities.

Kleos' Senior Military Advisor, Air Cdre Pete Round commented: “we welcome the opportunity to work with one of the world’s oldest and greatest blue water Navy’s and look forward to a positive outcome to the evaluation period.”

Kleos’ satellites collect data that is used to detect and geolocate radio frequency transmissions, enhancing the detection of illegal activity, including piracy, drug and people smuggling, border security challenges and illegal fishing. Its global activity-based data is sold as-a-service to governments and commercial entities, complementing existing commercial datasets.

The Kleos Space Group is a space enabled, activity-based intelligence, data as a service company based in Luxembourg, the US and the UK.


Other Stories
Latest News

Gatwick inspires schoolchildren about airport careers through Learn Live events

Gatwick Airport has announced its popular ‘Learn Live’ programme aimed at local schools will begin again this month, as it kicks off a series of five broadcasts across engineering, IT, data analysis, construction and forecasting.

Digitising Land ISTAR

A contract worth £6.7 million has been awarded to Roke, the delivery partner for ZODIAC, which will act as the central nervous system for Land ISTAR, as the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) embraces far-reaching benefits of

Grants up to £65m available for Future Flight Challenge Phase 3

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, are investing up to £65 million in innovation projects for Future Flight Challenge Phase 3.

Smiths Detection enhances its screening portfolio

Smiths Detection today announced new product enhancements within the HI-SCAN product range.

GKN Aerospace delivers the first Fixed Trailing Edge for Airbus’ 'Wing of Tomorrow'

GKN Aerospace announced yesterday that it has delivered the first FTE for Airbus’ 'Wing of tomorrow' research programme from its global technology centre (GTC) in Bristol.

CFMS joins Airbus to reduce aerospace's environmental impact

Bristol based CFMS (Centre for Modelling & Simulation) is bringing its expertise in Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Simulation and High Performance Computing (HPC) to the Development of Advanced Wing Solutions (DAWS)

ODU UK SK0902311221
See us at
RAF Museum BT