Earth Observation Satellite

Ofeq 13 is a Israeli synthetic aperture radar surveillance satellite, which provides an advanced radar system for the radar.

Name of SatelliteOfeq 13
PurposeEarth Observation
ContractorIsrael Aerospace Industries (IAI)
Country of ContractorIsrael
Launch Mass (kg.)300
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)300
Date of Launch28.03.2023
Launch SitePalmachim Launch Complex
Launch VehicleShavit
COSPAR Number2023-044A
NORAD Number56083

Earth Observation Satellite family of reconnaissance satellites, which includes the Ofeq, is designed and built by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) for the Ministry of Defense, the IDF and the Israeli Ministry of Defence, and controls by Unit 9900.


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