Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: SpaceX

  • Bundeswehr spying from space: A Musk rocket has launched the last two SARah satellites

    Bundeswehr spying from space: A Musk rocket has launched the last two SARah satellites

    The German military wants to use a new radar spy system to spy through trees and camouflage nets from space. Secret service agents could also benefit from this. On Sunday, the German Armed Forces launched two more satellites from their…

  • Maritime surveillance: Spy satellites in Frontex operation

    Maritime surveillance: Spy satellites in Frontex operation

    Electronic intelligence from space has long been the business of intelligence agencies and the military. Miniaturized technology and Musk’s SpaceX company are now making this interesting for border agencies. Even radars from ships are to be scanned unnoticed by satellites.…

  • German Armed Forces: SARah-1 spy satellite launches with SpaceX

    German Armed Forces: SARah-1 spy satellite launches with SpaceX

    The German military’s Earth observation program costs around €800 million. The foreign secret service also uses it, but is getting its own spy system under the name Georg. On Saturday, the Bundeswehr plans to bring its first new SARah series…

  • Frontex closes surveillance gaps in the air and in space

    Frontex closes surveillance gaps in the air and in space

    High-flying drones are to reconnoitre the EU’s external borders from the stratosphere, a static zeppelin is already observing close to the ground. With interception systems in space, the EU border agency wants to locate and possibly tap satellite telephones in…