France deploys space electromagnetic intelligence system

The French Ministry of Defense launched its three CERES [1] satellites in orbit on November 16, 2021. They are capable of detecting a radar anywhere on earth and assess its technical characteristics

France has thus entered the very closed club of powers endowed with a Space Electromagnetic Intelligence system.


[1] Capacité de Renseignement Électromagnétique Spatiale


(Source:; November 19, 2021;
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