Saturday, March 21, 2009

India buy Israeli spy satellite


Updated at: 1155 PST, Saturday, March 21, 2009

NEW DELHI : India has bought a spy satellite from Israel with day-and-night viewing capability to boost surveillance capabilities, a report said.
The satellite, which can see through clouds and carry out day-and-night all-weather imaging, has been one of the long-standing demands of the Indian military, report said.
The 300 kilogram (650 pound) RISAT 2 will be launched by India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle rocket in the next few weeks, the report added.

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