UK MilSatCom

UK MilSatCom

Experts in global strategic satellite communications.

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Allies in Global Security

Northrop Grumman is a leader in space with mission expertise dating back to the dawn of the space age, giving us a unique perspective to know what it takes to protect the warfighter and preserve freedom. Our legacy of excellence provides partners with a true strategic advantage in the modern-day space race. We support our allies across the globe on a variety of defense and commercial systems and intend on continuing this allyship with the United Kingdom. We have the expertise, partnerships, and dedication to address the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) requirements for a military satellite communication system and are dedicated to advancing global space security infrastructure.

Decades of Experience

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Allied by Design

Our team brings nearly three decades of MOD MilSatCom expertise, developed from SKYNET 5 and continuing into SKYNET 6A.

Satellite Manufacturing Facility

Demonstrated Success

Our team has demonstrated unrivaled cooperation to meet challenging schedule and technical requirements that advance global space security.

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Protect and Preserve

Our expertise in secure communications and space domains enable our customers to carry out their most vital missions – protecting the nation and allies.

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Affordable. Sustainable. Flight proven.

Northrop Grumman and our partners maintain global leadership in supplying satellites and associated technologies. Our systems engineering, spacecraft manufacturing, precision sensors, space instrument design, ground stations development, orbiting space platforms and revolutionary launch vehicles are capable of meeting the most challenging mission needs. Having delivered more than 100 GEO satellites to 17 countries, these satellites have amassed more than 830 cumulative years of operation.



Northrop Grumman and Airbus Sign MOU to Partner on Future United Kingdom Military Satellite Communications

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Northrop Grumman Rapidly Completes Critical Design Review for Tranche 1 Transport Layer

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Final Series of Northrop Grumman-Built C-Band Satellites Successfully Launch

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Northrop Grumman Selects Airbus US Space & Defense Inc. as its Satellite Platform Supplier for Tranche 1 Transport Layer Prototype Constellation

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Northrop Grumman Solar Arrays to Power Airbus OneSat Spacecraft

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