France—Syracuse 4A Military Communications Satellite Launched

Space.Com | 10/26/2021

France has successfully launched a military communications satellite into orbit, reports On Saturday, an Ariane 5 rocket took off from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, carrying a commercial communications satellite and the French military Syracuse 4A spacecraft. Built by Thales Alenia Space, the Syracuse 4A satellite will provide a communications link between all of France's armed forces. The satellite is protected against electromagnetic pulses resulting...

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