Israel’s premier spy satellite becomes operational

The Israeli Defense Ministry has announced that the nation’s newest electro-optical Ofek-16 satellite is now operational. The IDF Visual Intelligence Unit 9900 will now assume responsibility for the latest atmospheric…

Israel sends military satellite to orbit

Israel's Defense Ministry said it launched a military satellite, six years after sending its last, spy-satellite into orbit. Israeli officials said the nation's satellite program is aimed at boosting intelligence-gathering…