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Military Spy Satellite Targeting Iran Crashes To Earth After Catastrophic Failure


Military Spy Satellite Targeting Iran Crashes To Earth After Catastrophic Failure A military spy satellite has come crashing down to earth after the failure of its launch rocket, sending the expensive payload into the Atlantic. The UAE-owned satellite was intended for dual-use, meaning both military and civilian reconnaissance applications—and on the military side, a UAE satellite would have been charged with monitoring Iran. For the UAE, monitoring Iranian movements in the Gulf is critical to national security. Iran views the UAE as part of the axis lined up against it, alongside the U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia.    More



(Source: Forbes - Jul 12)

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