Britain goes it alone with satellites

The UK has abandoned the Trimilsatcom project with France and Germany and will instead develop three British military satellites costing over £300m. Britain was to have entered the project definition stage of Trimilsatcom, launched in December. But it kept its options open and sought project definition bids for a national programme, from Matra-Marconi Space and […]

The UK has abandoned the Trimilsatcom project with France and Germany and will instead develop three British military satellites costing over £300m.

Britain was to have entered the project definition stage of Trimilsatcom, launched in December. But it kept its options open and sought project definition bids for a national programme, from Matra-Marconi Space and British Aerospace.