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425 Project radar satellite 1, ..., 4

425 Project radar satellite [ Thales Alenia Space]

The South Korean 425 Project radar satellites are the radar component of the 425 Project reconnaissance satellite project.

The high resolution SAR satellites are being developed by a consortium consisting of Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) and Hanwha Systems Corp with Thales Alenia Space providing the SAR payload. /p>

The Thales Alenia Space SAR payload uses a specialized 5-meter antenna folded as 24 petals that will open in space to form a prabolic dish. Additionally TAS provides also the platform elements, especially for Control Momentum Gyro and sensors, derived from their HE-R1000 product (High Efficiency Radar).

Nation: South Korea
Type / Application: Reconnaissance, radar
Operator: South Korea’s Agency for Defence Development
Contractors: Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI), Hanwha Systems Corp., Thales Alenia Space (payload)
Equipment: SAR
Configuration:
Propulsion: ?
Power: 4 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
425 Project radar satellite 1 - 202x
425 Project radar satellite 2 - 202x
425 Project radar satellite 3 - 202x
425 Project radar satellite 4 - 202x