Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2021
Total Production: 2
Origin: France
Corporations: Airbus Defence and Space 35% and Thales Alenia Space* 65%   (*) lead contractor
Parent System: COMSAT NG
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2021
Total Production: 2
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Description: The COMSAT NG is a new communications satellite constellation being developed for the French Armed Forces as the replacement for the Syracuse III telecommunications satellites. The French Ministry of Defense expects the first of two satellites operating in the Ka band to go operational from 2021. Airbus Defence and Space and Thales Alenia Space, as lead contractor, were selected in December 2015 to build two COMSAT NG spacecraft.

COMSAT NG Specifications

Service Life: 17 year (6,205 day)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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There is 1 news
on 23 Dec 2015
Wednesday, December 23, 2015French Ministry of Defense Selects Contractors for COMSAT NG Communications Satellites

Operators & Related Equipment


Grand Total 21

COMSAT NG Spacecraft Listing

SerialCountry - Launch Rocket - SiteStatusLaunch DateOperationalRetired
#1 ? - ?2021--
#2 ? - ?2022--

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