Iran deploys first military satellite as tensions rise between Tehran and Washington

The Iranian Revolutionary Guard announced yesterday that it has launched the country's first military satellite, the Noor-1. From a technical point of view, this orbiting is a great first for Iran, in more ways than one. But the timing of this military launch also contributes to the game of declaratory strategy between Tehran and Washington, and thus contributes to increasing tensions between the two countries. After a promising start, with three successive successful launches between 2009 and 2012, the Iranian space program has accumulated failures. The last successful launch thus dates from 2015, with the launch of the small experimental satellite Fajr by a…

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US Military Drones Hijacked and Controlled by Iran

Seven to eight US drones are believed to have been hijacked by Iranian forces. Brigadier General Hajizadeh, commander of Iran's Army Aerospace Force, said he entered a US drone command and control center. The Revolutionary Guards would thus have directly collected the information collected by these drones above the Syrian-Iraqi zone. The Pentagon says it has nothing to add at this time. Images taken by these drones have been published by the Iranian army. In particular, we see an MQ-9 Reaper on the ground and then hit by an air strike. Probably to prevent its technology from being…

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