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OHB AG (FRA:OHB) OHB SE: Successful launch of Orbcomm OG2 satellites

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22/12/2015 12:05
DGAP-News: OHB SE / Key word(s): Miscellaneous OHB SE: Successful launch of Orbcomm OG2 satellites 22.12.2015 / 12:05 The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- On December 22, at 2:29 am CET the second mission of Orbcomm OG2 satellites was launched successfully by a Falcon 9 rocket from the SpaceX launchpad in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The eleven OG2 satellites were successfully separated from the Falcon 9 launch vehicle into the proper insertion orbit. By this launch, the OG2-constellation is completed. Orbcomm is the world's first and only commercial satellite network 100% dedicated to M2M. The ORBCOMM network uses low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellites to provide reliable and cost-effective M2M communications all over the world. OHB SE (Prime Standard, ISIN DE0005936124) holds a long-time strategic share in Orbcomm Inc. as well a 50% share in Orbcomm Europe LLC. Furthermore, OHB markets Obcomm services in Germany through its subsidiary Orbcomm Deutschland AG. Marco Fuchs, Chief Executive Officer of OHB SE and long-term member of the Orbcomm Board is excited about the OG2 launch: "I am thrilled about this success. OHB is already invested in Orbcomm for more than 20 years. Since this time, we keep track of Orbcomm's impressive development to become the leading global M2M company with currently more than 1.3 million subscribers. The successful launch of the OG2 satellites will offer us new prospects even for the European M2M market." Please see these websites for more information on this mission: www.orbcomm.com www.spacex.com Contact: Investor Relations Martina Lilienthal Tel.: +49 421 - 2020-720 Fax: +49 421 - 2020-613 E-Mail: martina.lilienthal@ohb.de Corporate Communications Martin Stade Tel.: +49 421 - 2020-620 Fax: +49 421 - 2020-9898 E-Mail: martin.stade@ohb.de --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 22.12.2015 Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. The DGAP Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: OHB SE Karl-Ferdinand-Braun-Str. 8 28359 Bremen Germany Phone: +49 (0)421 2020 8 Fax: +49 (0)421 2020 613 E-mail: ir@ohb.de Internet: www.ohb.de ISIN: DE0005936124 WKN: 593612 Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart End of News DGAP News Service --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 425751 22.12.2015