On plans to deploy a new system, “Kommersant” was told two sources in the industry and the source in the defense Ministry.
According to preliminary plans, the launch of the first “Hrazdan” space forces will produce from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in 2019, two more launch is scheduled for 2022 and 2024.
Satellites “Hrazdan” to replace devices of the type “Person”. In 2008-2015, the military launched three such apparatus. One of them was out of order in 2008, the other two running in 2013 and 2015, are operating normally. According to the newspaper, they are actively involved in the operations of the armed forces of the Russian Federation in Syria and call on the General staff of the armed forces operational images with detailed resolution.
According to a senior source in the industry, satellites, Hrazdan will be “head and shoulders above all his predecessors”. They will be a high speed radio channel with additional protection, the third and subsequent devices will be installed telescope with a diameter of 2 meters, the optics for which will create the Krasnogorsk plant named after Zverev.