UK Signs Skynet Satellite Contract With Airbus

Skynet 6A military communications satellite, planned for launch in 2025.
Credit: Airbus Defence and Space
LONDON—The British government has signed a long-awaited contract with Airbus for the next-generation Skynet communications satellite. The £500 million ($628 million) contract will see Airbus build Skynet 6A, which is targeted for launch in 2025. It comes as the UK triggers a refresh of its approach...

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