Raytheon and UK Ministry of Defence team to develop new UK space capabilities

Team ARTEMIS Industry will build foundation for future UK space defence programmes

LONDON, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the UK Ministry of Defence to join Team ARTEMIS Industry, a collaboration between government and industry formed to fast track the launch of a small satellite constellation and enhance the UK’s sovereign space capability.

“In large part because of U.S. efforts to raise the profile of military space, allies are working hard to ‘close the space gap,'” said Air Vice-Marshal Rocky Rochelle, Royal Air Force chief of staff for capability.
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