PARIS—Airbus Defense and Space and Thales Alenia Space have signed a contract for the production phase of the UAE’s twin-satellite Falcon Eye optical remote-sensing system, the companies said Dec. 9. The Falcon Eye system is being developed under an €800 million ($1 billion) contract awarded to the two companies in July 2013. But details of the agreement had to be renegotiated after the companies failed to meet a Jan. 29 deadline for obtaining U.S. export licenses for some ...

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