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The creation of space system military communications from “Blagovest” will end with the launch of a fourth satellite, TASS reported a source in the space industry.
“The launch “Blagovest”, which is planned for the end of may, should be carried out on 16 July of this year. After removing this device into orbit to complete the formation of the orbital group of military satellites Blagovest”, — said the source.
According to the source, the start will be performed from Baikonur cosmodrome by means of a heavy rocket “proton-M”.
Earlier in may it was reported that the formation of the Russian system of radar intelligence (HRD) “Liana”, which will cover the whole Earth, will be completed in 2019.
Military satellites “Blagovest” will provide high-speed Internet access, data transmission, telephone and video-conferencing on the Ka – and Ku-frequency bands. The first such space vehicle (“Space-2520”) launched from Baikonur on 17 August 2017.
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