Airbus Awarded €2.1 for Satellite System by German Military

05 July 2024
GeoSpatial World

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The Bundeswehr, Germany’s armed forces, has awarded Airbus the SATCOMBw 3 prime contract for the next-generation secure military satellite system.

The contract, which includes the deployment of the new generation Airbus satellites based on the Eurostar Neo platform, is expected to cost €2.1 billion and ensure the global command and information capability of the German armed forces.

The contract also includes an in-depth German value chain involving partners like Bremen-based OHB and numerous smaller German companies.