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ISRO launches satellite to identify enemy radar

April 2, 2019

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched Defence Research and Development Organization's (DRDO) defence intelligence satellite EMISAT along with 28 other foreign satellites aboard PSLV-C45 on Monday. EMISAT can identify enemy radar, the number of active communication devices and map topography as well. This is the first time that ISRO is launching satellites in three different orbits.

Yet another feather in ⁦@isro's cap⁩. ISRO launches enemy radar-spotting satellite, 28 foreign satellites-Ashwini Mahajan, Author and Columnist

EMISAT was launched a few days after the successful launch of Mission Shakthi. Countdown for the launch of EMISAT began at 6.27 am on Sunday. EMISAT becomes the 71st launch vehicle mission for Sriharikota. Common people were also invited to witness the launch of EMISAT. They had arranged seating capacity for over 5000 people. Social media was flooded with congratulatory messages for scientists who worked for the successful launch of EMISAT.

"Salute to never tiring scientists of @isro for making nationsecure and proud ISRO's #PSLV45 rocket carrying intelligence satellite #EMISAT to locate enemy radar & 28 customer satellites (USA-24, Lithuania-2, Spain-1 Switzerland-1) launched successfully from Sriharikota, tweeted Major Surendra Poornia.

"Jai Ho. ISRO launches enemy radar-spotting satellite, 28 foreign satellites, tweeted Actor Anupam Kher.

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