Using Resilient PNT technologies to ensure accurate positioning, navigation and timing in satellite-based applications.

Satellite operators, space agencies and satellite-based organizations worldwide rely on Orolia Resilient PNT products, technologies and systems for accuracy, reliability and performance.

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Orolia atomic clock-powered GNSS satellites than GPS satellites in operation


Orolia atomic clocks launched in space (98 RAFS + 25 Maser)
Providing the critical positioning, navigation and timing solutions at the core of our world’s GPS, navigation and tracking/monitoring applications.

Developing integrated & resilient solutions for:

  • Satellite Operators: Orolia’s atomic clocks and other Resilient PNT solutions play a major role in the accuracy and reliability of PNT data from GPS, Galileo, BeiDou, IRNSS and other satellite systems.
  • Space Agencies: As a global leader in Resilient PNT solutions from atomic clocks to satellite-based search and rescue, Orolia is helping to redefine the future of satellite-based applications.

The Importance of Resilient PNT…

Imagine a world without GPS/GNSS, navigation, satellite-based search and rescue and other applications that are dependent on satellite-based connectivity…


Atomic Clocks

The need for extremely accurate and robust time references from Orolia is essential for today’s highly dynamic and mobile world.

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Low Noise Oscillators

Next-generation space applications including those for commercial, defense and avionics rely on Orolia’s space-qualified low noise oscillators and other Resilient PNT solutions for reliable frequency conversion and signal transmission.

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Satellite communications solutions from Orolia are used in Search and Rescue (406MHz distress beacons, satellite ground stations), Marine Communications (VMS satellite communications links) and other mission critical applications.

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Information Sheet

Iridium GO!™

Swiss Space Atomic Clock Technologies and Applications in Space Science


Europe’s 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th Galileo satellites lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana atop an Ariane 5 launcher.

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About Orolia

Orolia is the world leader in resilient positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) solutions that improve the reliability, performance and safety of customers’ critical, remote or high-risk operations. Through its leading Kannad, McMurdo, SARBE, Spectracom and Spectratime brands, Orolia has more than 425 employees and sales presence in over 100 countries worldwide. Leading organizations including Airbus, NASA, Thales, or Raytheon rely on Orolia for fail-safe GNSS and PNT products and solutions for their mission critical needs. Founded in 2006, Orolia has a global presence with offices in China, France, Russia, Switzerland, Singapore, India, the U.K. and the U.S.A.

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