Technical Parties

The Luxembourg Government entered into an agreement with a Joint Undertaking (JU) between HITEC Luxembourg S.A. and SES TechCom S.A. to supply at a global level - in partnership with Ducair-Luxembourg Air Ambulance S.A. - a rapid response solution for disaster relief and humanitarian missions by year end 2011.


About HITEC Luxembourg S.A.

Logo HITEC Luxembourg S.A.HITEC Luxembourg S.A., a 100%-owned Luxembourg company, has developed its business activities in the field of innovative and quality products and services. The company is ISO 9001 certified for engineering, analysis, consulting, manufacturing, maintenance and sales of systems in mechanics, electronics, physical measuring techniques as well as information and communication technologies. The Luxembourg ESR label for corporate social responsibility (CSR) certifies the commitment by HITEC Luxembourg to monitor and promote an approach to CSR with respect to economic, social and environmental dimensions of its stakeholders.

HITEC Luxembourg offers high technology solutions covering different business areas: satellite ground segment technology; customer specific and standard equipment for testing and measuring of physical properties; engineering; consulting; software & ICT development and project management. HITEC Luxembourg serves private and public sector customers at a national and international level. Its business objectives, as a specialized high technology provider are to achieve a strong sustainable market position; to expand its activities at an international level as well as to promote the Luxembourg site through the realization of innovative high quality value-added products and services.

HITEC Luxembourg provides its expertise in both the satellite ground as well as in the ICT & Software development segment with specific products and solutions targeting the specific needs of the Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Community:

  • NoSaCo® Rapid & NoSaCo® Regular
  • Distributed Information Management based on DISP®
  • User interfaces
  • Voice over IP platform

For further information please visit the websites: -

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About SES

SES is a world-leading satellite operator with a fleet of 50 geostationary satellites. The company provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators and business and governmental organisations worldwide.

SES stands for long-lasting business relationships, high-quality service and excellence in the broadcasting industry. The culturally diverse regional teams of SES are located around the globe and work closely with customers to meet their specific satellite bandwidth and service requirements.

SES (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) holds participations in Ciel in Canada and QuetzSat in Mexico, as well as a strategic participation in satellite infrastructure start-up O3b Networks. 

SES TechCom S.A.

SES TechCom S.A. is a specialised technical services company, fully owned by SES, delivering customized solutions to suit the precise technical needs of clients in the satellite industry, from satellite operators to broadcasters. SES TechCom Services cover a wide range of satellite, ground and network engineering expertise, and delivers turn-key systems as well as integrated satellite and ground operations services from its primary facilities in Betzdorf (Luxembourg) and Redu (Belgium). The company is ISO 9001:2008 certified.

SES TechCom is providing in the frame of this agreement:

  • Satellite capacity and ad-hoc extensions
  • Satellite Hubs, Modems & Antennas
  • Voice over IP platform

For further information please visit the websites:

About the Joint Undertaking (JU): National Satellite Communication Framework (NSCF)

The JU of HITEC Luxembourg S.A. and SES TechCom S.A. ideally combines two companies with a vast satellite expertise in Luxembourg. The JU is managed by HITEC Luxembourg. Both companies are ISO 9001 certified to offer highest product and service quality to their clients.

About Luxembourg Air Ambulance S.A. Logo Luxembourg Air Ambulance

Luxembourg Air Ambulance S.A. (LAA) is a subsidiary of Luxembourg Air Rescue A.s.b.l..  LAA is based at Luxembourg Airport where the company manages its hangars and offices.

LAA is specialized in air -rescue and air -ambulance operations.  Its current fleet is composed of five rotary-wing aircraft MD 902 and four fixed-wing aircraft composed of two Learjet 45XR and two Learjet 35A. The rotor-wing operations are mainly exercised within the greater region of Grand Duchy while the fixed-wing operations are operated globally.

All LAA aircraft are equipped as mobile intensive care unit and staffed with experienced emergency doctors and intensive care nurses. Thanks to LAA’s experience, it is able to dispatch its airplanes worldwide with short delay. LAA undertakes its own Part145 line maintenance facility at the International Airport of Luxembourg. 

Luxembourg Air Ambulance is ISO 9001:2008 certified.

Luxembourg Air Ambulance provides its services in:

  • Secure storage and disaster logistics
  • Rapid deployment on site
  • 24/7 operations

For further information please visit the website:


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