Press Releases 2011

25.10.2011

OHB System awarded an addendum to sub-contract for EDRS by Astrium

Today, OHB System AG and Astrium, the industrial prime contractor in the implementation of the European Data Relay Satellite System (EDRS), signed an addendum to the existing preliminary authorization to proceed (PATP) for the development and construction of a dedicated EDRS satellite...

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29.09.2011

ESA and OHB System signed the Extension to the contract for the development of the Small GEO geostationary satellite platform

The European Space Agency ESA and OHB System AG, an OHB company, have signed a rider to the contract for the development of the SmallGEO geostationary satellite platform today...

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17.05.2011

Visit to OHB by German Federal Minister of Economics Dr. Philipp Rösler

The new German Federal Minister of Economics Dr. Philipp Rösler (FDP) today visited OHB’s facilities in Bremen. As the minister of the federal cabinet responsible for space, he paid his first industry visit to a company active in this segment...

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14.04.2011

German-Kazakh talks in Bremen

On April 13 and 14, talks were held at the OHB Group’s headquarters in Bremen between the Kazakh space agency Kazcosmos and representatives of space companies in Bremen including OHB-System, ZARM and the DLR Institute of Space Systems...

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16.03.2011

Aral Sea Environmental Forum at OHB

On Wednesday, March 16, 2011, an environmental forum on the Aral Sea was held at OHB’s headquarters. In the presence and at the initiative of the Kazakh ambassador in Germany, his excellency Dr. Nurlan Onzhanov, the forum sought to explore...

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17.01.2011

Supervisory Board of OHB-System AG suspends CEO Berry Smutny with immediate effect

The CEO of OHB-System AG, Berry Smutny, has been suspended with immediate effect. After the General Assembly of OHB-System has voted to remove the confidence, the Supervisory Board...

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14.01.2011

Press statement by the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of OHB-System AG, Prof. Manfred Fuchs, on reports concerning comments attributed to the Company’s CEO Berry Smutny

On Thursday, January 13, 2011, the Norwegian daily “Aftenposten” repeatedly reported on a conversation held on October 2, 2009 between Berry Smutny, the CEO of OHB-System AG, and representatives of the US embassy, citing as its source wires sent by the US embassy in Berlin, which had entered the public domain as a result of the WikiLeaks documents...

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