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UK to study independent satellite system ahead of EU exit

Wednesday 29 August 2018 | 13:51 CET | News
The UK government will invest GBP 92 million on an independent satellite system, a national alternative to the EU's Galileo satellite system. The money will come from the GBP 3 billion in funds aimed at making the country ready for Brexit and will rolled out over the coming months. The government added that it hopes to remain involved in the Galileo programme and that it is negotiating with the European Commission to this end. But should negotiations turn sour, the UK government wants to ensure its safety, for example for military functions such as missile guidance, should it have to end its

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Countries: United Kingdom
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