Airbus Defence and Space

About Scan drive & antenna Mechanisms

Sequential Scan Mechanism

Optional: Scan compensation drive, Reflectors, HF feed system, Variable scan profile according to mission needs
(NOAA, MetOp, FY3)


Constant Speed Scan Mechanism

With scan compensation drive

Scanner payload up to 60kg

High accuracy constant speed

Long lifetime


In details:

Scanning DRIVE mechanism

Shape memory alloy deployment hinge

Antenna deployment and trim mechanism (ADTM)


Earth Observation, Navigation & Science