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June 7, 2020

Inmarst ship restrictions will be lifted soon

Mohammad Rastad, who spoke at the 40th meeting of the think tank of the Ports and Maritime Organization, stated that the unilateral US sanctions caused Inmarst to limit its services to Iran. The IMO Council reiterated that members should not impose restrictions on other members under the IMO Convention.

June 7, 2020

Britain plans to launch the sixth series of Skynet military communications satellites

Britain's Ministry of Defense plans to begin the final stage of the ground station management competition for the sixth series of Skynet military communications network satellites soon. Skynet, now operated by Airbus Defense and Space on behalf of the British Ministry of Defense, provides strategic communications services to the British Armed Forces and NATO.

June 7, 2020

Launching a Russian military satellite for use in war emergencies

The Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) launched a military satellite into space on Friday (May 22nd). Named EKS-4 at 10:31 local time (12:01 Tehran time), it was launched from the Plesetsk space station by the Soyuz-2 space carrier in Leo orbit. EKS-4 is the fourth satellite in the EKS satellite system;

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