PARIS — British military demand for Skynet satellite bandwidth is expected to decline with troop drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan, prompting Paradigm Services, a division of EADS-Astrium, to expand its commercial offering to include civil service monitoring and data collection for government and private sector customers. Paradigm’s Skynet 5 contract with the U.K. Ministry of Defense, valued at £3.6 billion ($5.6 billion) through 2022, provides military-hardened, precise satellite ...


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