British military undecided on Galileo role post-Brexit, and on UK satellite-launch debate

by Peter B. de Selding

LONDON — British military officials said they had no firm position on whether the benefits of remaining in Europe’s Galileo positioning, navigation and timing system are worth the cost.

The military also has yet to deliver an opinion on whether a domestic British space-launch capability is, on balance, a good idea.

Addressing the Global MilsatCom conference here Nov. 7, Gen. Chris Deverell, commander of the Joint Forces Command at the British Defense Ministry, said Brexit should not scuttle British space-security cooperation with its European neighbors. He specifically . . .

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