Airbus Forms Consortium For Skynet Satellite Network Tender

Artist's concept of Skynet 5.
Credit: U.S. Navy
LONDON—Airbus is to lead a consortium to secure a tender to run the UK’s military satellite communications network. The company has teamed up with defense services company KBR, Leidos, Northrop Grumman and QinetiQ to bid on the UK Ministry of Defense’s Skynet Service Delivery Wrap. It is a support...
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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