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EMISAT is an Indian reconnaissance satellite[1] which is meant to provide space-based electronic intelligence or ELINT. The spacecraft will help improve the situational awareness of the Indian Armed Forces as it will provide information and location of enemy radars.[2]

EMISAT
OperatorIndian Air Force
ISRO
COSPAR ID2019-018A
SATCAT no.44078Edit this on Wikidata
Websitewww.isro.gov.in/launcher/pslv-c45-emisat-mission
Spacecraft properties
ManufacturerISRO
DRDO
Launch mass436 kilograms (961 lb)
Power800 W
Start of mission
Launch date1 April 2019 (2019-04Z) UTC
RocketPSLV-QL C45
Launch siteSatish Dhawan SLP
ContractorISRO
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
Apogee altitude749 kilometres (465 mi)
Inclination98.376 degree
 

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  1. ^ "Launch Kit - ISRO". www.isro.gov.in. Retrieved 2019-03-25.
  2. ^ D.s, Madhumathi (2019-04-01). "India gets surveillance satellite". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2019-07-24.