Korea’s KASS Satellite Navigation System Officially Certified and Operational

05 February 2024

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The Korea augmentation Satellite System (KASS), designed and implemented by Thales Alenia Space, has been certified by Korean national authorities and has entered operational service.

The system, which is currently operational via the MEASAT-3d geostationary satellite, will soon be enhanced by the addition of KOREASAT 6A, currently under development by Thales Alenia space for KT SAT Corporation Ltd., South Korea’s leading satellite communications operator.

The system, the second SBAS system developed by Thales Aleniaspace, is designed to optimize GPS constellation performance and includes upgrades compatible with the Galileo and KPS constellations.