This is a military communications satellite developed for the Russian Defence Ministry. Blagovest â„–11L is fitted with Ku-band and Q-band transponders and is expected to operate in geostationary orbit for 15 years.
Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center is a Moscow-based producer of spacecraft and space-launch systems, including the Proton and Rokot rockets and is currently developing the Angara rocket family. The Proton launch vehicle launches from Baikonur and Rokot launches from Baikonur and Plesetsk. Angara will launch from Plesetsk and Vostochny.INFO WIKI