The Indian Navy has put in a request with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for another dedicated military satellite for interchanges between its warships, airplane and shore-based units, with a launch expected within a year.
Indian Navy To Buy Rs 1,589 crore Satellite From ISRO
The Rs 1,589 crore request for another military satellite—named GSAT 7R—will incorporate launch cost and acquisition of essential framework on ground. The satellite is relied upon to in the long run supplant the principal devoted Indian military satellite, the GSAT 7, which was launched in 2013.
The request for the satellite was set on June 11, with authorities saying the recently authorized tri-services Defense Space Agency is probably going to get a few new resources in the coming a very long time for correspondence just as an observation.
The GSAT 7R, which will be intended to be good with an assortment of stages including future submarines of the Indian Navy, has a normal launch date in 2020. In December a year ago, a committed military correspondences satellite for the Indian Air Force, named the Indian Angry Bird, was also launched by ISRO.
The GSAT 7A satellite, which went into space locally available the indigenous GSLV Mk II rocket, is being used for correspondence between every vital stage of the aviation based armed forces, including contender planes, automatons, and early cautioning warning aircraft. The GSAT 6, launched in 2015, is being used for correspondence by ground powers.
India has been relentlessly expanding its essence in space that began with the series of double use satellite from the CARTOSAT and RISAT family that is used for observation. In April this year, ISRO launched the vital EMISAT that has been intended to get the electromagnetic flag and is probably going to be used for correspondence capture and discovery of enemy resources.
The greatest amazement that India pulled off anyway was Anti-Satellite Test did on March 27, in which a ground-based interceptor successfully destroyed a low earth circle satellite. The test set India in a select gathering of the US, Russia, and China with exhibited antisatellite capacity.