A satellite system for all-weather Earth sensing will be created in the interests of the Russian Defense Ministry. This was announced by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Tuesday, February 7, at a specialized conference call, his words are quoted in the Telegram-channel of the military department.
Consider the issue of re-equipping the orbital constellation of military spacecraft. As part of this task, the development and creation of a satellite system of all-weather remote sensing of the Earth is being carried out, the defense minister said.
Shoigu explained that this system will help to increase efficiency of the troops and said that Lavochkin research and production association is working on it.
The meeting will consider the progress of developmental work and determine the timeframe for its implementation.