The Air and Space Forces performed a successful launch of a Soyuz-2.1b rocket from the launch pad No. 3 of the launch complex No. 43 of the Plesetsk space launch site (it was the first launch from the launch pad No. 3 since 2002). The launch took place at 11:54 MSK (08:54 UTC) on December 11, 2019. The satellite that the rocket and its Fregat boost stage delivered into orbit is a Glonass-M navigation satellite. The satellite has been designated Cosmos-2544. It received international designation 2019-088A and was registered by NORAD as object No. 44850.

Previous Glonass launch took place in May 2019.