UK seeks Five Eyes alliance on satellite rival to EUs Galileo

It could see Britain’s allies provide technology or financial support to the estimated £5 billion project in exchange for access to the system’s most accurate military-grade signal.  Britain is seeking an alliance with its “Five Eyes” security partners to help launch its own satellite positioning system after being frozen out of the EU’s Galileo project due to Brexit. The Government has given up on accessing Galileo’s secure “PRS” signal, which was seen as a critical technology by the armed forces, after British… Space Agency officials have held discussions with representatives from the US, Australia, Canada and New Zealand, the nations that make up the security pact, The Telegraph understands.

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