Islamic State has now taken over the Iraqi military outpost on the outskirts of Hit, a former forward operating base (FOB) which previously housed the US military in Anbar province. ...
Amak news agency reporting from Syria posted images online purporting to show an American Predator drone orbiting the skies of Kobane, a Syrian Kurdish town on the border with Turkey. Kobane, also known as Ayn Al Arab, has been under siege by Islamic State militants since Sept. 15. Kurdish fighters from the People’s Protection Units—a.k.a. […]
Satellite imagery acquired by Airbus and analyzed by Jane’s shows an IS training and logistics site struck by multiple PGMs located near Syria’s Abu Kamal. On 23SEPT14, the USAF launched F/A-18s from the aircraft carrier USS George H W Bush (CVN-77) targeting an Islamic State vehicle staging site with PGMs. (The site was previously geolocated here). […]
The latest imagery acquired in May 2014 of INS Hansa, a location on India’s western coast in Goa, confirms that the Navy’s Shore Based Testing Facility (SBTF) is operational. Although India inaugurated the facility back in March, it was unknown at the time if the arresting cables had been fully installed allowing for both take-off and aircraft […]
U.S. and Arab allies launched air-strikes across Syrian territory targeting Islamic State and the al-Qaeda-linked Khorasan group. Earlier today, Pentagon officials briefing the press described the successful air-strikes as part “of a credible and sustainable persistent campaign to degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State. US forces hit targets focusing on the organization’s command and […]
The latest satellite imagery acquired by DigitalGlobe and available in Google Earth shows some new activity on the Iranian occupied island of Abu Musa. Imagery from 17JAN14, shows Iran constructing a new dispersal area and adding at least two aircraft shelters to the recently paved area. In addition, a new berthing area was also under […]
Baden Wuerttemberg favorite, Dr. Alexander Gerst, ESA astronaut, made this timelapse video from images taken orbiting the Earth on the International Space Station. Dr. Gerst was assigned to fly to the low earth orbit habitable satellite back in September 2011 on a six-month mission. During his time thus far, he has served as a flight engineer for Expeditions 40 […]