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Raduga-1M (Globus-M, 17F15M)

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.

Raduga-1M is the geostationary component of the Integrated Satellite Communications System (ISSS), where they work in conjunction with the highly eccentric orbit (HEO) Meridian satellites.

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 Ba LC-81/24 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.1)
Raduga-1M 2 (Globus-M 12L) 2010-002A 28.01.2010 Ba LC-81/24 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.1)
Raduga-1M 3 (Globus-M 13L) 2013-062A 11.11.2013 Ba LC-81/24 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.1 mod. 2)

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