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Israeli military surveillance radar satellite. Israeli military radar/optical surveillance satellite using synthetic aperture x-band radar, with estimated 10 cm radar and 1 m optical ground resolution.

AKA: Risat. Status: Operational 2008. First Launch: 2008-01-21. Last Launch: 2014-04-09. Number: 3 .

TecSAR was the first Israeli satellite to feature Synthetic Aperture Radar to provide all-weather day/night surveillance.



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Ofeq 8, 10 (TECSAR 1, 2 / TechSAR 1, 2) Earth Observing (Radar) satellite built by IAI for Tsahal, Israel. Launched 2008 - 2014. Used TECSAR Bus.

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Family: Military surveillance radarsat, Surveillance. Country: Israel. Launch Vehicles: PSLV, Shaviyt 1, PSLV C. Launch Sites: Sriharikota SLP. Agency: IAI. Bibliography: 6970, 13264, 13265.
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2008 January 21 - . Launch Vehicle: PSLV.
  • Tecsar - . Mass: 260 kg (570 lb). Nation: Israel. Agency: ISRO. Manufacturer: IAI. Class: Surveillance. Type: Military surveillance radar satellite. Spacecraft: Tecsar. USAF Sat Cat: 32476 . COSPAR: 2008-002A. Apogee: 580 km (360 mi). Perigee: 405 km (251 mi). Inclination: 41.0000 deg. Period: 94.50 min. Israeli military radar/optical surveillance satellite using synthetic aperture X-band radar, with estimated 10 cm radar and 1 m optical ground resolution..

2009 April 20 - . 01:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Sriharikota. Launch Complex: Sriharikota SLP. Launch Vehicle: PSLV.
  • Risat-2 - . Mass: 340 kg (740 lb). Nation: India. Agency: ISRO. Class: Surveillance. Type: Military surveillance radar satellite. Spacecraft: Tecsar. USAF Sat Cat: 34807 . COSPAR: 2009-019A. Apogee: 552 km (342 mi). Perigee: 446 km (277 mi). Inclination: 41.2000 deg. Period: 94.60 min. Tecsar-class radar imaging satellite bought by India from Israel..

2014 April 9 - . 19:06 GMT - . Launch Site: Palmachim. Launch Pad: xxx. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Shaviyt 1.
  • Ofeq-10 - . Mass: 260 kg (570 lb). Nation: Israel. Class: Surveillance. Type: Military surveillance radar satellite. Spacecraft: Tecsar. USAF Sat Cat: 39650 . COSPAR: 2014-019A. Apogee: 598 km (371 mi). Perigee: 388 km (241 mi). Inclination: 140.9400 deg. Period: 94.48 min. Reportedly carried a radar imaging (SAR) payload..

2016 September 13 - . 13:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Palmachim. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Shavit.
  • 'Ofeq-11 - . Nation: Israel. Class: Surveillance. Type: Surveillance satellite. Spacecraft: Tecsar. USAF Sat Cat: 41759 . COSPAR: 2016-056A. Apogee: 600 km (370 mi). Perigee: 250 km (150 mi). Inclination: 141.0000 deg. Ofeq-11 spy satellite, thought to be ususal retrograde orbit. It was reported that Israeli mission controllers were working to correct unspecified technical problems with the payload..


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