SPYING FROM SPACE: Germany ploughs MILLIONS into espionage system to collect foreign intel

SPYING FROM SPACE: Germany ploughs MILLIONS into espionage system to collect foreign intel
 

The Bundestag gave the green-light to funding the £353million (€400million) espionage satellite system, named George, and construction is already underway. 
It is believed George could be launched into space by as early as 2020 - the first time a German intelligence service has launched its own space hardware.
Germany lags behind its foreign allies, including Russia, China and the US, who already take images from space. 
The satellite programme will be used by Germany’s foreign intelligence agency, the Federal Intelligence Service (BND), “to provide quick and autonomous information to be... read more

 
6 November 2017 in World News, Views: 36
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