Arianespace will orbit satellites for defense contract with Italy and France

December 7, 2010 at 11:40 am | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment

By Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty

Source: Spacewar.com

Telespazio (Finmeccanica/Thales) has chosen Arianespace to launch the Sicral 2 satellite in the framework of a turnkey contract that the Italian Defense Ministry and the French DGA armament agency (Direction Generale de l’Armement) have with Thales Alenia Space Italy.

Arianespace has announced that it has signed a service and solutions launch contract with Telespazio to orbit the new-generation Sicral 2 military telecommunications as of November 2013.

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