The UK Government appear to be distancing themselves from plans for for a new sovereign satellite navigation system amid delays and high costs.
Cobham has been awarded a contract by the MoD's Defence Equipment and Support to research Advanced Anti-Jam techniques for the protection of navigation signals received from the Global Navigation Satellite Systems.
BAE Systems has been awarded a contract to design and manufacture next-generation infrared seekers for THAAD.
The first offensive weapon system in the United States Space Force achieved Initial Operating Capability on the 9th of March.
Constellations of small satellites orbiting close to Earth may provide faster communications and be less vulnerable than traditional ones.
The memorandum between France, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States enables the four Allies to provide space capacity from their military satellite communications programmes to NATO.
On April the 13th, 2029 a chunk of space rock will streak by Earth at 30 kilometres per second, grazing the planet’s sphere of geostationary satellites.
British firm QinetiQ has confirmed it has secured a major new contract with the European Space Agency.
Speakers will include ministers, the Chief of the Air Staff alongside senior leaders from the National Space Council and the newly formed US Space Command.
BAE Systems say it will develop software for military operators that will enable semi-autonomous multi-domain mission planning.