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U.K. could be locked out of some aspects of Galileo because of Brexit

Brexit may force the U.K. to renegotiate access to the Galileo navigation system. Credit: ESA artist's concept

The United Kingdom could be locked out of some aspects of the Galileo satellite navigation system because of Brexit.

Officials with the European Union, as well as members of the British Parliament, warned that the UK’s impending exit from the EU would require the country to negotiate a new deal with the EU to remain part of Galileo.

Without such an agreement, the UK could lose access to Galileo signals intended for government users, and Galileo contracts with UK firms could be canceled. [The Independent]


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