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Raduga-1M (Globus-M)

Raduga-1M [NPO PM]
(Antennas probably ommitted)

The Raduga-1M satellites are military commmunication satellites. They are improved versions of the Globus (Raduga-1) satellites featuring modern multi-transponder transmission equipment working within centimetric- and decimeter-wave bands, which ensures communication with mobile stations including mountain hard-to-reach regions.

The satellites features transponders in the L, C, X and Ka-bands. They are inserted directly into the geostationary orbit by the Proton-M Briz-M launch vehicle.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Military Communication
Contractors: ISS Reshetnev (ex NPO Prikladnoi Mekhaniki, NPO PM)
Equipment: L, C, X and Ka-band transponders
Configuration: MSS-2500-GSO
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 10 years
Mass: 2300 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Raduga-1M 1 (Globus-M 11L) 2007-058A 09.12.2007 TB LC-81/24 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.1)
Raduga-1M 2 (Globus-M 12L) 2010-002A 28.01.2010 TB LC-81/24 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.1)
Raduga-1M 3 (Globus-M 13L) 2013-062A 11.11.2013 TB LC-81/24 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.1 mod. 2)
Further Raduga missions: