Telesat’s DARPA Blackjack contract could be significant

DARPA’s Blackjack program artist illustration of global high-speed network in low Earth orbit (LEO). Credit: DARPA.

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has once again partnered with Telesat's subsidiary, Telesat U.S. Services, as part of its Blackjack program. DARPA is part of a large group of organizations looking to see what capabilities Telesat's low Earth orbit (LEO) constellation and LEO technologies might offer them.

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