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Iran Guard reveals secret space program in satellite launch

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard launched its first satellite into space Wednesday, dramatically revealing what experts described as a secret military space program that could advance its ballistic missile development amid wider tensions between the Islamic Republic and the U.S. Using a mobile launcher at a new launch site, the Guard said it put […]

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Brexit news: £5bn Galileo replacement agreed as Johnson plans 2030 ‘full system’ launch | UK | News

Galileo is Europe’s Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), built to rival the US’s GPS system that will be used for military defence and critical national infrastructure purposes. Among the most crucial parts of the system is the Public Regulated Service (PRS), an encrypted navigation service used by government agencies, the armed forces and emergency services. The EU insists access […]

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General election 2019: Tories to launch manifesto ‘to get Brexit done’

Image copyright PA Media The Conservative Party is set to launch its general election manifesto, promising to bring back the Withdrawal Agreement Bill before Christmas to achieve Brexit by the end of January. Boris Johnson will unveil the document in the West Midlands on Sunday. It will include a headline promise to “get Brexit done” […]

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