Babcock awarded £400M contract to operate military satellites
Babcock and its partners have been awarded a £400 million contract to operate the Skynet military satellite communications system.
Skynet is the UK’s satellite system that enables communications to be sent from anywhere in the world back to the UK and its allies.
Defence Procurement Minister Alex Chalk KC said:
“Space is increasingly important for maintaining battlefield advantage.
The UK’s next-generation military satellite communications...