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Welcome to the Aero Defence Connectivity blog, a series, designed to give insight into Aero Communications.
In this series we will cover the current challenges, new technology and future advances of the Aero Defence Battlespace. Hear from our industry experts on how to bridge the gap between current solutions and the air mission needs of today and the future.
Astrium’s secure milsatcoms now cover the world
16.04.2013 | Press release
Anik G1 launch and Skynet 5D service entry give Astrium Services world’s only commercially owned X-band milsatcom constellation with near-global coverage.
Thanks to leased Anik G1 hosted payload, Astrium Services will extend its X-band coverage over the Americas and Pacific Ocean.
Fourth Astrium built and operated Skynet 5 satellite, 5D, entered service on 2 April