June 15, 2023 – SES’s O3b mPOWER system will provide sovereign solutions for defence and disaster recovery missions as part of a strategic partnership between Luxembourg and the U.S. Following Luxembourg Parliament’s approval and official publication of the Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Global Services (MGS) programme valued at €195 million over 10 years, the MGS programme will leverage SES’s O3b mPOWER system to provide critical resilient satcom capabilities for Luxembourg, its partners and NATO in the areas of defence and security and disaster recovery, SES announced today. The MGS programme leverages the highly innovative O3b mPOWER satellite technology developed in Luxembourg by SES to bring unrivalled performance for a wide range of sovereign government missions spanning defence, disaster recovery, operations, and community building and welfare for deployed staff. In late 2022, Luxembourg and the U.S. entered into a support partnership with the aim of commercially contracting satellite communications capabilities through the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA). The MGS programme will be realised through this partnership.