Budget constraints are bringing military satellites down to Earth
Although space assets play a vital military role on the battlefield, militaries are being forced to balance increased demand for satellite capabilities with tightening budgets. The current drive of governments worldwide to rein in spending will have an effect on military satellite procurement during the next decade. The majority of the 161 (unclassified) military satellites forecast for production in that time frame will go into service within the next four years, and production will ...
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