Kleos Scouting mission. (Credit: Kleos Space)
Kleos’ Scouting Mission data to improve UK based company Geollect’s dark vessel locating capability Geollect is a leader in geospatial intelligence and analysis Geollect’s products are used by the UK’s Royal Navy and other prominent global maritime organisations Kleos’ footprint within the UK defence sector will be strengthened
Luxembourg, 17 January 2020 (Kleos Space PR) — Kleos Space S.A (ASX:KSS, Frankfurt:KS1), a space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data-as-a-service (DaaS) company, has entered into a channel partner and data integrator agreement with UK geospatial intelligence and analysis company Geollect.
Geollect will procure and integrate data from Kleos’ satellites as it becomes a global leader in dark vessel tracking capability whereas Kleos data will be used by Geollect to generate analytical intelligence output and may be resold to third parties.
The agreement is the result of Kleos’ and Kleos’ UK subsidiary efforts to assist the UK Industry and Government to access commercial data from satellites to provide information as needed.
Kleos’ Scouting Mission satellites detect and geolocate maritime radio frequency transmissions, and when compared with other data sources such as Automatic Identification System (AIS) the data can be used to highlight ‘dark’ maritime activity.
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