Airbus Defence and Space announced has been awarded a contract worth EUR113.8 million by the German Federal Ministry of Defense procurement agency (BAAINBw) to provide commercial satellite communication (SATCOM) services until 2023.

Airbus Defence and Space has been providing these SATCOM services since 2006. The contract which is valid for the next seven-and-a-half years includes the provision of access to selected C- and Ku-band transponders that are used for a variety of applications including voice and data connections in Germany, between main bases abroad as well as for boats and vessels of the country’s navy.

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