UK Space Command outlines future NATO tie-ins, LEO-based ISR priority; UK launch requirement remains a question

by Peter B. de Selding


PARIS — The UK Space Command expects to integrate part of its future satcom and ISR capacity within two emerging NATO structures that were brought into being by the Luxembourg Defense Ministry in consultations with the U.S. Defense Department.

Britain’s military space posture is evolving toward one that includes much more intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) from low Earth orbit in addition to a next-generation Skynet-6 military satcom architecture whose form is still under debate.

Commander David Moody, head . . .

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