On June 23, 2017, at 21:04 MSK (18:04 UTC) the Air and Space Forces successfully launched a Soyuz-2.1v launcher from the pad No. 4 of the site No. 43 of the Plesetsk launch site. The military satellite that the launcher and the Volga upper stage delivered into orbit was designated Cosmos-2519. A ministry of defense representative was quoted as saying that the satellite is a platform that carries Earth observation equipment and the equipment that will be used to photograph various space objects.

According to Russianspaceweb.com, the launch may be the first of the 14F150 Napryazhenie geodetic satellites that are developed as part of a Nivelir-ZU program. The spacecraft was registered as object 42798 by NORAD. It received international designation 2017-037A. The satellite was deployed on a near-circular polar orbit with altitude of approximately 660 km.