India Air Force to procure GSAT-7C Satellite and Ground Hubs for real-time connectivity
This will enhance the ability to communicate beyond Line of Sight (LoS) in a secure mode
The Indian Air Force has received the go ahead to procure GSAT-7C Satellite and Ground Hubs for real-time connectivity of Software Defined Radios.
The proposal amounting to Rs. 2,236 crore was approved under the Make in India category by the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday.
Induction of GSAT-7C Satellite and Ground Hubs for Software Defined Radios (SDRs) will enhance the ability of India's Armed Forces to communicate beyond Line of Sight (LoS) among one another in all circumstances in a secure mode.
The project envisages complete design, development and launching of the satellite in India, said the Ministry of Defence.
The Capital Acquisition proposal of Indian Air Force was meant for its modernization and operational needs, the ministry added.