BLUFNATO countries and other allies will explore the potential for sharing national data and funding the commercial acquisition of data.
Theresa Hitchens writing in Breaking Defense, makes the following points:
- Space-based remote sensing for warfighting is crucial.
- Ukraine is using remote sensing satellite data mainly provided by US commercial companies.
- The Allied Persistent Surveillance from Space Initiative will contribute to sharing information.
- Not all signatories own or operate remote sensing satellites, but most are part of the European Space Agency and NATO.