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ÅAC Microtec and Bright Ascension Ltd launch a joint product offering

ÅAC Microtec AB (publ) and Bright Ascension Ltd launch a joint product offering for satellite integrators.

The previously announced Interim Agreement (press release 2017-05-23) has now been replaced with a Cooperation agreement.

The aim of the cooperation, as previously communicated, is to offer an integrated solution that combines ÅAC's "Sirius Avionics platform" with Bright Ascension's "GenerationOne Flight Software Development Kit". The product combination simplifies the development of complete satellites by providing ready-made components and interfaces for platform integration and constitutes the satellites flight operating system.

The purpose of the cooperation aims to strengthen the customer offering and broaden product exposure to potential customers, thus increasing sales opportunities for both companies. The cooperation agreement itself gives no party any direct revenue.

- Our equipment is designed to operate in a  wide range of platforms. This is the type of cooperation that adds flexibility to our products and expands our reach into many satellite integrators. We strongly believe that this strategy will provide good sales contributions, says ÅAC's acting CEO, Mats Thideman

2017-07-31

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Please visit: www.aacmicrotec.com or contact:

Acting CEO and CFO Mats Thideman, [email protected], +46 70 556 09 73
Chairman of the board Rolf Hallencreutz, [email protected]  , +46 70 964 21 60 

ABOUT ÅAC MICROTEC:
ÅAC Microtec is a supplier of spacecraft avionics and data management products, such as onboard computers, mass memory storage and power supplies. ÅAC's technical competence includes the advanced and robust, fault-tolerant microelectronics for critical space applications. The company also markets complete satellites (weight <150 kg) in collaboration with other specialized suppliers.

ÅAC Microtec's shares are traded on Nasdaq First North Stockholm. G&W Brokerage, telephone +46 8 503 000 50, is the Certified Adviser.

ABOUT BRIGHT ASCENSION:
Bright Ascension are space software specialists offering products and consultancy services to address the complete mission lifecycle. Their innovative and responsive approach is ideal for space ventures of all sizes. Bright Ascension's industry-leading technology lowers development time, cost and risk for missions from single nano-satellites through to larger spacecraft and constellations.

Bright Ascension are based in Dundee and Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. For more information, please visit:  http://www.brightascension.com/

21 November 2017

ÅAC Microtec AB Date: Monday, November 27, 10:50 am 
Place: Svenska Mässan, Mässans Gata 8, Gothenburg

06 November 2017
Regulatory

ÅAC has in recent weeks won important and prestigious orders indicating that the company's transition from a development company into a commercial product company is well underway. ÅAC would like to underscore though that this transition also involves transiting from one revenue model with steady income streams from development projects into the new revenue model primarily based on product sales.

06 November 2017
Regulatory

ÅAC has secured a contract with Airbus Defense and Space in UK to supply power subsystems for the ground testing of the ExoMars rover. This is the first of two orders for this type of equipment with an initial order value of 1.1 MSEK a delivery timescale of February 2018.

03 November 2017
Regulatory
ÅAC Microtec AB ÅAC has received an order for a development unit of its Sirius product line from a new Japanese customer. The development unit will be used in the spacecraft design process. It is expected that further orders will follow for manufacturing flight models that aim to be launched in the timeframe 2019-2020. The value of the initial order is approximately 0.4 MSEK and will be delivered before the end of November 2017.
06 October 2017

In addition to his role as CFO, Mats Thideman is appointed Deputy CEO

03 October 2017
Regulatory

ÅAC Microtec's Sirius products have been selected as key components for the development of two new platforms. The customers are commercial organisations based in England and Japan. The order value of the development unit's amounts to approximately 65 kEUR.

04 September 2017
Regulatory

Brent Abbott brings to ÅAC extensive business development experience and was in his previous role responsible for major contracts with CYGNSS, a NASA constellation now flying, and OTB-1, the world's first completely commercial hosting satellite mission, due for launch next year. Michael Carey, current CEO, will remain in AAC Microtec North America Inc. as a member of the board.

23 August 2017
Regulatory

ÅAC Microtec AB ÅAC Microtec appoints Alfonso Barreiro, a seasoned space sector professional, as its new CEO.

16 August 2017
Regulatory

ÅAC Microtec AB ÅAC Microtec AB (publ.) receives 1.4 million SEK from the Swedish National Space Board to continue development of the patent pending Bluestone technology.

31 July 2017

ÅAC Microtec AB (publ) and Bright Ascension Ltd launch a joint product offering for satellite integrators.

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Mats Thideman CFO and Deputy CEO
+46 70-556 09 73 [email protected]

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