Airbus chooses Eutelsat's 36D satellite to carry UHF payload for French government use

Wednesday 30 June 2021 | 16:19 CET | News
Eutelsat said that its future 36D satellite has been selected by Airbus Defence and Space to carry an Ultra High Frequency (UHF) payload that will operate in the 225-400MHz frequency band and will address the communication needs of French government applications. Scheduled for launch in the first half of 2024, the 36D all-electric satellite will succeed 36B at the 36 degree East orbital slot, coverin Africa, Europe and Russia. Built by Airbus, it will occupy a key orbital position, which ranks second behind 70 degree East in terms of Eutelsat's revenue generation in the Government Services

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