Thales Installing Satcom On French A330 MRTTs

Credit: French Air Force
Thales says it will equip France’s fleet of Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transports (MRTT) with a satellite communications system. The system will give the aircraft broadband voice and data connections and link it with France’s Syracuse IV communication satellite network, Thales says. The 17-year...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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