by Staff Correspondent
New Delhi, 23 November 2021: Earlier today, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), accorded Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for a Capital Acquisition proposal inorder to bolster the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) modernization and operational requirements.
The DAC meeting was chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during which Rs. 2,236 crores were allocated for the procurement of GSAT-7C Satellite and Ground Hubs under the Make in India initiative.
What Will The Acquisition Offer?
The GSAT-7C Satellite and Ground Hubs offer real-time connectivity of Software Defined Radios (SDRs). The project envisages complete design, development and launching of satellites in India.
A press release issued into the development read, “The Induction of GSAT-7C Satellite and Ground Hubs for Software Defined Radios (SDRs) will enhance the ability of our Armed Forces to communicate beyond Line of Sight (LoS) among one another in all circumstances in a secure mode.”