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Airbus To Supply Satellites For Transport Layer Constellation

July 07 2022


Airbus says it has been contracted by Northrop Grumman to deliver satellite platforms and associated services for the Space Development Agency’s (SDA’s) Tranche 1 Transport Layer prototype constellation (T1TL) program.

Under the contract, the value of which was not disclosed, Airbus U.S. Space & Defense will provide 42 satellite platforms based on its ARROW platform modified to deliver more power and accommodate larger payloads.

The modular spacecraft offers a scalable 660-pound...

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