Satellites guided bin Laden raid

Leaked budget shows U.S. spy agencies meshing on mission

Posted: August 31, 2013 at 4:05 a.m.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden was guided from space by a fleet of satellites that aimed dozens of separate receivers at Pakistan to collect a torrent of electronic and signals intelligence as the mission unfolded, according to a top-secret U.S. intelligence document.

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