Beijing, China has launched a new spy satellite project
known as Guanlan, which can use laser beams to monitor submarines
at a depth of 500 meters below the ocean surface.
The “Guanlan” project, which means “big wave monitoring”, was
launched under the activity of China’s National Laboratory, according to
the South China Morning newspaper. Its components have been
developed by more than 20 universities from all over China.
The scientists involved in the project said the impact of artificial
lasers is very strong and makes the upper layer of the sea more
transparent and may be a billion times brighter than the sun. They
added that this type of deep sea observation is an impossible task
because the laser cannot penetrate that depth.
Source: Oman News Agency