French Government Unveils Space Defense Strategy

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LYON, France—France now has a space defense strategy and it includes developing patrol satellites and space-based directed energy weapons, Florence Parly, French minister of armed forces, said July 25 here at the air defense and air operations command. A space command, initially with 220 personnel...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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