Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Powder keg - Unfettered arms flows reflect Sudan's instability - GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured in Article

Jane's satellite imagery analysis from March to May 2009 shows a pattern of tanks making their way north from the port of Mombasa. Satellite imagery captured at the same time in South Sudan showed ongoing construction at an SPLA compound several kilometres northeast of Juba (image A). That GeoEye-1 satellite image revealed tracked vehicles staged throughout the military facility and concealed under camouflage. In early May 2009, Jane's received photographic evidence of the SPLA facility at Juba, revealing the presence of nine new tracked vehicles in the compound's staging area.

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