EMISAT in deployed configuration
|Mission duration||Planned: 5 years |
Elapsed: 1 year, 1 day
|Launch mass||436 kg (961 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||1 April 2019UTC|
|Launch site||Satish Dhawan SLP|
|Apogee altitude||749 km (465 mi)|
EMISAT is an Indian reconnaissance satellite under DRDO's project Kautilya which is meant to provide space-based electronic intelligence or ELINT. The spacecraft will help improve the situational awareness of the Indian Armed Forces as it will provide information and location of enemy radars. ELINT payload is by Defence Electronics Research Laboratory, while augmented Indian Mini Satellite-2 (IMS-2) platform is by ISRO.
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