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This iHLS Special Edition video is about Espionage Satellites, which pick up electromagnetic signals that characterize electronic weapon systems, take images of army movements, of moving sea vessels and vehicles, thereby generating a great deal of data near real time, facilitating operational activities.
Intelligence generated by satellites is vital for Israel’s defense. It constitutes the top layer of threats coverage, the overview, from which the IDF has an accurate and comprehensive vantage point of the observed sector. The prime advantage is the cyclical data reception each time the satellite passes over its target.