Indian Air Force gets military satellite, alarm for Pakistan

Indian Air Force gets military satellite, alarm for Pakistan
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NEW DELHI - Indian Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said Wednesday the launch of satellite GSAT-7A would enhance the networking and communication capabilities of the Air Force.

"We have several platforms (aircrafts) which have capabilities of communication through satellite. The communication to the platform (aircrafts) through the satellite will be made possible with this launch," he told reporters here.

ISRO will launch the military satellite GSAT-7A at 4.10 pm from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.Dhanoa was at the Jodhpur air base to interact with the contingents of the Indian Air Force and the Russian Aerospace Forces, who are participating in the joint exercise, 'Aviaindra-18', from December 10-21.

ISRO's geosynchronous launch vehicle Wednesday successfully injected into orbit the country's latest advanced satellite that will substantially enhance the communication systems of the Indian Air Force.

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