A brand new Iranian imaging satellite tv for pc that was launched into orbit on Wednesday will assist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps fulfill its intelligence necessities, the IRGC commander stated.
In remarks on Wednesday, Main Basic Hossein Salami hailed the profitable launch of the third satellite tv for pc manufactured by the IRGC Aerospace Power.
He stated the Najm (star) satellite tv for pc, also called Noor-III, has been efficiently positioned into an orbit 450 kilometers above Earth.
The commander famous that the info, data and pictures taken by the brand new satellite tv for pc from Earth’s floor will probably be gathered to finish and fulfill “the IRGC’s intelligence necessities”.
Pointing to the IRGC’s plans to realize extra fashionable applied sciences with the launch of successive satellites, the final stated the brand new satellite tv for pc is seven kilograms heavier than its earlier model, Noor-II.
Najm is furnished with imaging units with increased high quality and backbone, Main Basic Salami acknowledged, noting that it accounts for one of many rings within the chain of the IRGC’s satellites.
The IRGC had launched the primary Iranian navy satellite tv for pc, Noor-I, in April 2020, and Noor-II in March 2022.
All three satellites have been despatched into orbit by the Qassed satellite tv for pc service, designed and manufactured by the IRGC Aerospace Power.