Russia to supply Iran with advanced spy satellite

1 week ago
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Russia will provide Iran with an advanced Kanopus-V satellite system equipped with a high-resolution camera.

The U.S. and some Middle Eastern countries are concerned that the satellite could be used by Tehran to track military targets in the Middle East and would greatly enhance Iran’s intelligence-gathering capabilities.

It would greatly enhance Iran’s spying capabilities, allowing continuous monitoring of targets ranging from oil refineries in the Persian Gulf and Israeli military bases to Iraqi barracks housing U.S. troops.

The paper’s sources say the satellite launch could take place within months.