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Cosmos 2518

Also called EKS 2


Designation 42719 / 17027A
Launch date 25 May 2017
Country of origin CIS
Mission Military: Early Warning?
Perigee/Apogee 1630 / 38550 km
Inclination 63.4°
Period 714.3 min
Launch vehicle Soyuz 2 #39

Might be a new program named EKS (Unified Space System) to replace OKO.

The Tundra satellites are believed to also carry a secure emergency communications payload to be used in case of a nuclear war.

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