Space industry and government leaders are moving to reinforce Europe's capabilities in EHF and SHF technology to meet rapidly growing demand for highly secure military satellite telecommunications. Defense communications is one of the few bright spots in the morose satellite industry (AW&ST Dec. 9, 2002, p. 65). Just days before the year's end, Alcatel Space was awarded a contract for a South Korean civil/military telecom satellite, Koreasat 5, along with its associated ground ...

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