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ANASIS 2 (KMilSatCom 1, URC-700K, Koreasat 116)

ANASIS 2 [Airbus]

ANASIS 2 (Army/Navy/Air Force Satellite Information System 2), originally known by the designation KMilSatCom 1, is South Korea's first dedicated military communications satellite. Alcatel Space supplied both the multimission satellite, which is built by Airbus Defence and Space.

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) contracted with Lockheed Martin in 2014 for a military comsat, which was as part of an offset package into the purchase of 40 F-35 combat aircraft. Lockheed Martin decided not to build the satellite by themseves, but subcontracted it in 2016 to Airbus Defence and Space after encountering difficulties in building the KMilSatCom satellite for the contracted price.

No details of the satellite's payload are publically known by now.

The satellite is planned to be launched in 2020.

Nation: South Korea
Type / Application: Military communication
Operator: Korean Agency for Defense Development (ADD)
Contractors: Airbus Defence and Space
Configuration: Eurostar-3000
Propulsion: ?
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
ANASIS 2 (KMilSatCom 1, Koreasat 116) 2020-048A 20.07.2020 CC SLC-40 Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5)


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