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MSPO 2015: Poland surveys satellites

3rd September 2015 - 14:40 GMT | by Tim Fish in Kielce


Poland is looking to launch two earth observation satellites by 2020 to improve its global surveillance capabilities.

The plan is to launch one military grade satellite with hi-resolution capabilities and a second commercial satellite with medium resolution capability down to 2m.

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) from the UK is in talks with the Polish MoD to put forward its proposal for the second satellite with a team that includes Polish industry.

A spokesperson from SSTL told Shephard at the MSPO exhibition in Kielce, Poland that the commercial satellite is supposed to be small, light, and cost-effective. The company put

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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