Documents related to the GOVSATCOM initiative:
Issued in March 2017, the document a been prepared by a coordination group consisting of representatives of the European Commission, the European Defence Agency (EDA) [https://www.eda.europa.eu], the European Space Agency (ESA) [www.esa.int] and the European External Action Service (EEAS) [https://eeas.europa.eu]. It proposes a set of general principles applicable to all EU GOVSATCOM services and identifies major trends regarding both military and civilian user needs;
Issued in June 2018, the document proposes to establish GOVSATCOM as a component of the EU space programme. It lays down the corresponding objectives, the budget for the period 2021-2027 and the rules for implementation.
Issued in June 2018, this document defines the main policy options for EU intervention for the implementation of the EU GOVSATCOM initiative, compares the identified options and assesses their respective impact, and identifies a “preferred option”. It also proposes a number of principles and actions to be taken for the implementation of the initiative.