SEOul: South Korea’s first military communications satellite private operator has successfully launched SpaceX, Seoul said on Tuesday, as it aims to increase its defense capabilities.
Anasis-II military communications satellite Launch South Korea With SpaceX
South Korea aims to increase its military might to defend itself
launched first military communications satellite private operator has successfully SpaceX,
The Anasis-II military communications satellite for South Korea
shipped from Airbus’ clean room in Toulouse, France to Cape Canaveral, Florida for launch
ANAIS-2 was intended to enhance the South’s ability to defend itself against the invading nuclear-armed North in the 1950s.
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carrying a the satellite exploded at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, Seoul’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said in a statement.
SpaceX specified the deployment of the
satellite about 32 minutes after the lift-off on Monday afternoon, local time.
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The launch was made as a permanent military means of communication.
The DAPA said the launch made
South Korea the tenth country in the world to own a military-only communications satellite.
The satellite will reach an orbit of 366,000 kilometers in two weeks, and the South Korean military is expected to take the test in October.
The Anasis-II military communications satellite Present Situation
Seoul is looking to increase its military capabilities as they end a system under which, if war breaks out, American commanders will be able to dominate their combined forces.
satellite “hoped to increase the independent operational capabilities of the South Korean military”,
Seoul and Washington are security allies and U.S. stations have 28,500 troops in the country.
But their relationship has narrowed in recent years, with
Pyongyang triggered by differences in their outlook, and more on the responsibility of sharing expenses.