Tuesday, September 14, 2010

(NEWS) IDF To Monitor All Satellites Simultaneously

"Under new program, soldiers introduce missions into system, which then chooses the closest satellite most suitable for the specific mission according to weather conditions.

In an effort to improve its control over Israel’s growing number of reconnaissance satellites in space, the IDF has installed a new mission planning system to enable automated control over its seven spy satellites.

The Multi-Satellite Planning System was developed by Elbit Systems and is used by a Military Intelligence unit responsible for controlling the nation’s satellites and determining their reconnaissance and surveillance missions."

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