18.04.2011 14.Nisan, 5771
Israel's observational satellites take up a large chunk of the multi-year Halamish plan the army is preparing, which is due to come before the cabinet for approval.
Missile Testing Unit, at the edge of the Israel Air Force's Palmahim base, has served as the launching pad for Arrow anti-ballistic missiles and, according to foreign reports, the Jericho III missile, which is reportedly capable of carrying a nuclear payload.
But it is Israel's observational satellites, some of which are also launched from the Unit, that have recently grabbed the attention of the top brass. The satellites – there are four government-owned ones and two privately owned ones in orbit, all of whose images are used by Israeli intelligence – take up a large chunk of the multi-year Halamish plan the army is preparing, which is due to come before the cabinet for approval in the next few months….