Amanda Solloway – 2020 Comments on Military Communications System

The text of the comments made by Amanda Solloway, the Science Minister, on 19 July 2020.

Space technology plays an important role in supporting our military and keeping us safe, while also boosting the UK’s economy and enabling world-leading science and research.

With this major investment in Skynet 6A, the development of the National Satellite Test Facility and the launch of a dedicated innovation programme, we are setting a bold new ambition for the UK in space.