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…

IRGC claims first successful military satellite launch

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) announced this morning that it has successfully launched its first military satellite into orbit. According to a statement by the IRGC, the satellite named…

Again: Iran fails to launch satellite into orbit

Iran’s latest attempt to launch a satellite failed, just as its previous efforts, despite months of preparations by its aerospace industries operated by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). Domestic…

Iran accelerates efforts to launch new satellite

Following the failed Iranian attempt to launch a satellite into orbit, and despite ongoing warnings by both the United States and European Union, the Iranian Defense Minister, Brigadier Amir Khatami,…