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Welcome to the SSBV Aerospace & Technology Group website

SSBV is a Dutch-led, technology driven company, active in the domains of (aero)Space and Defence & Security.

Based on in-house technology, engineering, assembly and test skills, SSBV has grown to a high-tech, product-based solution provider at unit, subsystem and system level. The company also provides services related to remote sensing & monitoring and communication.

The company was established as Satellite Services BV in 1985, and re-branded to SSBV Space & Ground Systems NL in 2010 as part of the overall SSBV Aerospace & Technology Group establishment. SSBV operates as a group of high-tech, SME-sized companies with operations and SSBV Group members located in The Netherlands, The United Kingdom, Poland, Ireland, Germany, Denmark and South Africa.

The SSBV headquarters and a number of other Group companies are located in the SSBV building in the Space Business Park in Noordwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands.

Within SSBV and its group companies, a wide range of activities are supported. These range from the provision of ground based systems for simulation, test and communication to the provision of smallsat subsystems and components. SSBV is also actively involved in the development and qualification of a unique smallsat-capable mini-SAR (radar) instrument under the name PanelSAR.

For Defence & Security applications, SSBV provides products and solutions based on a cross-over from its aerospace product lines as well as specific products, originally developed for this market segment. Example of this are the ACRIDS Precision Airdrop System, a range of RF / Spectrum recorders for SIGINT / ELINT and compact, low-power Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) sensors.

Please refer to the About section for more details.
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SSBV and SCS-Space present their PanelSAR-based microsatellites


At the SSBV booth at the 10th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation in Berlin last week, not only SSBV and New Space Systems’ smallsat components were presented, but also DragonSAR and FalconSAR, the PanelSAR-based microsatellites under development in cooperation with our South African partner, SCS-Space. 

The disruptive PanelSAR technology enables new missions and constellations based on unprecedented price/performance ratio.


The 10th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation begins Monday

One of the most important small satellite events of the year begins this Monday in Berlin. The SSBV BD team is looking forward to talking to the delegates about latest technology developments in the smallsat world. The programme of the Symposium looks extremely interesting this year!


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