New Satellite Surveillance System Was Key Israeli Tool In Syria Raid




 
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November 9th, 2007  
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New Satellite Surveillance System Was Key Israeli Tool In Syria Raid


By DAVID A. FULGHUM, ROBERT WALL and DOUGLAS BARRIE
Nov. 5, 2007
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Israel pulled out all the stops technologically in its recent raid on Syria, employing several new intelligence-gathering and strike systems in a chain of events stretching from satellite observations to precision bombing of a target thought to be a nuclear facility.



Syria's internal politics might have contributed to the apparent success of the Sept. 6 mission. The target was so highly classified in Damascus that the military wasn't briefed and, therefore, air defenses were unprepared, says an Israeli official.

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