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2017

The new European launch vehicle ARIANE 6 is to embark on its maiden flight from the Kourou space center in French-Guiana in July 2020. MT Aerospace AG and its Mainz-based subsidiary MT Mechatronics GmbH are constructing the mechanical launch facilities (ELA 4) in the Amazon region in a contract for the French space agency CNES. With the successful completion of the critical design review at the end of November, Europe has come one important step closer to completing the ground facilities for the new launch vehicle.

Mainz, Germany/Pasadena, United States/ December 8th, 2017. It aims to revolutionize our understanding of how the universe arose and unlock its secrets: the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT). MT Mechatronics GmbH, a subsidiary of Bremen-based space technology company OHB SE, has been awarded an engineering reviewing and engineering validation contract by the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization (GMTO) for the construction of the mount for the 24.5-meter telescope in a project worth a total of around 1 billion US dollars.

This morning, MT Aerospace AG, a space technology company based in Augsburg, Germany and subsidiary of the listed technology group OHB SE*, successfully tested a new technology for carbon fiber-reinforced (CFRP) booster casings.

Augsburg, Germany-based space technology company MT Aerospace AG, a subsidiary of the listed technology group OHB SE (Prime Standard, ISIN: DE0005936124), has signed a contract with Airbus Safran Launchers for the development of key tank and structural components for the new European Ariane 6 launcher. Overall value of development contracts, Valued at around EUR 170 million, the development covers all necessary development activities up to the completion of the planned maiden flight of the launcher in 2020 as well as spending on the establishment of production capacities for up to twelve launches a year.

Bremen, March 17, 2017. OHB SE and MT Aerospace AG (a subsidiary of OHB SE, Prime Standard, ISIN DE0005936124) are partners of “Team Germany“ who is going to support the organization of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Bremen next year. On a ceremony in the Bremen City Hall, the partners signed a co-operation treaty today.

Chiang Mai/ Thailand, March 17, 2017. The Mainz, Germany-based antenna and telescope specialist MT Mechatronics GmbH (a subsidiary of OHB SE, Prime Standard, ISIN DE0005936124) today received a contract for the construction of a 40-meter radio telescope from the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT) in Chiang Mai.

Augsburg, February 09, 2017. MT Aerospace AG, a member of the European space and technology group OHB SE (ISIN: DE0005936124, Prime Standard), has been awarded further contracts by US space technology group Boeing for additional development work on the Space Launch System (SLS).

MT Mechatronics GmbH, Mainz (MTM, a subsidiary of MT Aerospace AG in Augsburg) has today successfully completed the first project review of the mechanical systems for the launching facilities for the new ARIANE 6. The contract had been awarded by the French space agency CNES on October 7, 2016 via the parent company MT Aerospace AG.