INFILTRATING SATELLITES TO SPY ON THEIR INTELLIGENCE GATHERING

January 6, 2014

From an RT news report: “The sale of two intelligence satellites to the [United Arab Emirates] by France for nearly a billion dollars could go south after they were found to contain American technology designed to intercept data transmitted to the ground station. The equipment, costing 3.4 billion dirhams ($930 million), constitutes two high-resolution Pleiades-type Falcon Eye military intelligence satellites, which a top UAE defense source has said contain specific US-made components designed to intercept the satellites’ communications with their accompanying ground station, Defensenews.com said in a report…” (Link to report below)

http://on.rt.com/dmm8mm

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