ISRO’s RISAT-2B to give India strategic advantage, new satellite to benefit security agencies

Radar Imaging Satellite RISAT-2B which was successfully placed into orbit by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is part of India’s well planned and rigorous effort to leverage space for military applications, with dual use capability. This is the third in the RISAT series — after RISAT-2 and RISAT-1.

According to ISRO RISAT-2B is an advanced Earth Observation satellite with an advanced technology of 3.6 metre radial rib antenna.

Sharing his views with Financial Express Online on Wednesday’s launch, Milind Kulshreshtha, C4I expert says that, “The sequence of multiple ‘similar to RISAT-2B’ satellite launches are planned within this year in order to achieve coverage over various other sensitive regions like South China sea etc.  Read More

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