Alenia Aerospace chooses Telelogic tools for EuroSkyWay space project

Alenia Aerospace chooses Telelogic tools for EuroSkyWay space project MALMÖ, Sweden, September 28, 1999 - Telelogic AB, the leading supplier of development tools for communications systems design and testing, announced today that Alenia Aerospazio, Space Division, (Rome, Italy), has selected Telelogic's Telelogic Tau SDL Suite for their system design activities for the development of the next-generation multimedia communication system. Alenia Aerospace is the leader of the EuroSkyWay project that will provide the first European network of geo-stationary satellites for multimedia communications. The first two satellites are expected to launch in the year 2002. "The greatest benefit of Telelogic´s SDL Suite is that it describes our system's functionality and requirements in a strictly formal and rigorous way during the architectural analysis study phase," said Giuseppe Matarazzo, EuroSkyWay program manager. "Using Telelogic tools assures us that we will get a high quality design in less time, every time." "We are very proud to partner with Alenia in the design and implementation of the EuroSkyWay system," said Anders Lidbeck, CEO of Telelogic. "Telelogic's tools have always been used extensively in designing complex satellite communication systems. SDL Suite contains a set of highly integrated development and testing tools that are based on formal SDL and MSC notations. SDL Suite allows our customers to manage all the components of their system, without the risk of losing consistency between the specifications of the real- time sub-systems and their implementation." About Alenia Aerospazio Alenia Aerospazio is a Finmeccanica company including the Space Division and the Avionics Division. The Space Division is one of the major suppliers of satellite communication systems for the Italian space industry. It employs 2 over 2.100 people in 7 plants and has more than 10.000 m of clean rooms and laboratories that are amongst the most modern and well equipped in Europe. With the coordinated companies: Laben SpA; SSI-Space Software Italia SpA; QSW- Quadrics Supercomputers World Ltd and HCSA-Hellenic Company for Space Applications S.A., the number of employees amounts to 2.700, making Alenia Aerospazio, Space Division, one of Europe's largest space industries. About Telelogic AB Headquartered in Malmö, Sweden, Telelogic's worldwide presence includes sales and service offices in Asia, Europe and North America. Telelogic's comprehensive solution Telelogic Tau, comprises tools for analysis, design and test of event-driven real-time applications. Telelogic also provides a host of consulting services focused in the real-time arena. Customers include Alcatel, Cisco, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Lucent Technologies, Motorola, NEC, Nokia, Nortel Networks, Siemens and a number of universities and institutions worldwide. Information about Telelogic and its products can be found on the World Wide Web at: Contacts: Ingemar Ljungdahl Carmelo Tommasi COO General Manager Italy Telelogic AB Telelogic Italia srl Phone: +46 (40) 17 47 00 Phone: +39 (0)396-8903 12 Telelogic and Telelogic Tau are trademarks of Telelogic. All other products are the trademarks, service marks, or registered trademarks of their respective holders. ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit for further information The following files are available for download:

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