France launches military communications satellite called Syracuse 4A

France launches military communications satellite called Syracuse 4A

France has launched a state-of-the-art satellite called ‘Syracuse 4A’ into orbit. the Syracuse 4A satellite was launched by Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou, in French Guiana.

  • It will help in enabling France’s armed forces across the globe to communicate swiftly and securely.
  • It will also be capable to conduct surveys of its close surroundings and move itself to escape an attack.

Konkan Shakti 2021: India, UK conducts maiden bilateral tri-service exercise

About Syracuse 4A

  • Syracuse IV can generate a throughput three times higher (1.5 Gbit/sec) than Syracuse III by operating in two bands: X and Ka.
  • France will deploy its three satellites in orbit: the second satellite will be carried off in 2022.
  • Syracuse IV programme has been spent EUR3.6 billion (nearly USD4.2 billion).
  • Syracuse IV will be the first French military satellite that will help in detecting other satellites.

Joint Sea 2021: China- Russia conduct naval drill in Sea of Japan

About France –

  • President: Emmanuel Macron
  • Capital: Paris
  • Prime Minister – Jean Castex
  • Currency – Euro

Samudra Shakti maritime exercise 2021: India and Indonesia join in Sunda Strait


📣 Prepare Exams is now on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube Channel, and Google News to get all the latest News first Like, Follow and bookmark our website @

For all the latest Updates, download PrepareExams App.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *