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Airbus DS gains Skynet 6A contract

22nd July 2020 - 09:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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The UK MoD on 19 July confirmed a £500 million ($637.34 million) contract with Airbus Defence and Space (DS) for the Skynet 6A SATCOM platform.

The satellite will use the new Airbus Eurostar Neo telecommunications satellite platform coupled with electric orbit raising propulsion and station-keeping systems.

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