Russian Space Forces
The Russian Space Forces are a branch of the Russian Aerospace Forces, that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and protection for Russia. Having been reestablished following August 1, 2015 merger between the Russian Air Force and the Russian Aerospace Defence Forces after a 2011 dissolving of the branch. The Russian Space Forces were originally formed on August 10, 1992 and the creation of the Russian Armed Forces.WIKI
The Soyuz-2-1v is a Russian expendable carrier rocket. It was derived from the Soyuz-2.1b, and is a member of the R-7 family of rockets.
This is a military inspector satellite, capable of monitoring other satellites in orbit. Its payload also allows for Earth observation activities.
Soyuz 2-1v lofts mystery military satellite
Russia’s Soyuz-2.1v rocket launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in the north of the country on Monday. However, the ...
Russia launches space surveillance satellite
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