Defence in the media

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Defence in the media: Ambitious Space Programme outlined by the Defence Secretary

Today’s defence related news includes coverage of the Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt's speech this morning where she outlined the MOD’s ambitious space programme.

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Station Commander, Group Captain Ian Townsend shakes hands with Wing Commander Scott Williams and presents the squadron patch to him in front of an F-35B jet
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Ministry of Defence Space Programme

The Defence Secretary committed £30 million to fast-track the launch of a small satellite demonstrator within a year.

The small satellite demonstrator, which will be supported by a new transatlantic team of UK and US defence personnel, named Team ARTEMIS, will sit alongside a host of other programmes that will demonstrate the UK’s leading future role in space.

Coverage has appeared online and on social media. The full announcement can be found on the .gov website, and the Defence Secretary's speech can be read here.

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