Military applications of Indian Space program

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India needs 4-6 dedicated military satellites for surveillance on Chinese border.

Navic positioning system to be treated as allied system.
 
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Military satellites launched

1.Cartosat series

CARTOSAT-1(?)
CARTOSAT-2(?)
CARTOSAT-2A
CARTOSAT-2B
CARTOSAT-2C
CARTOSAT-2D
CARTOSAT-2E
CARTOSAT-2F
CARTOSAT-3

2.Risat series

RISAT-1(?)
RISAT-2(?)
RISAT-2B
RISAT-2BR1

3. Other satellites
GSAT-6(?)
GSAT-6A(Lost due to power failure)
GSAT-7(Indian Navy)
GSAT-7A(Indian airforce)
EMISAT
HYSIS
Microsat TD(Destroyed during ASAT missile test)
Operational satellites around 13.
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India needs 4-6 dedicated military satellites for surveillance on the Chinese border.

Navic positioning system to be treated as an allied system.
Is NavIC ready for full-blown military coverage? The news reports are kinda mixed if we carefully see.

Any ideas?

As for the need of dedicated satellites, why are we so reactionary? Shouldn't military coverage be the priority for MoD and ISRO?:doh::doh:
 

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Is NavIC ready for full-blown military coverage? The news reports are kinda mixed if we carefully see.

Any ideas?

As for the need of dedicated satellites, why are we so reactionary? Shouldn't military coverage be the priority for MoD and ISRO?:doh::doh:
They aren't even going to announce even if they have initiated its operations.
 

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Can we have a space force like the US does? Like how the US has satellites and also that unmanned spacecraft called as X-37B? Are such things Only limited to the US? What I am trying to say here is we could build military grade satellites and Unmanned spacecraft(Like the US X-37B)Which will be Armed with Lasers to knock out Enemy Satellites etc.
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PM Modi to launch Defence Space Mission with 75 innovative challenges
By synergising the defence PSUs with the private sector and startups, PM Modi has signalled that India is striving towards space, the next generation of national offence and defence.
A file photo of PM Modi from 2020 DefExpo.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to launch Defence Space Mission, the next generation of national offense and defence, even as he inaugurates the DefExpo 22 at Gandhinagar in Gujarat on Wednesday.
As India celebrates Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav to mark the 75h year of Independence, 75 challenges, providing a holistic overview of stages of space mission, have been curated to boost the country's space-related defence preparedness within the 1967 Outer Space Treaty. The challenges will come alive on the Defence Ministry website, the moment PM Modi presses the button in Gandhinagar.
The government has classified the challenges into five technology buckets - launch systems, satellite systems, communication and payload systems, ground systems, and software systems.
With the domain of warfare expanding beyond land, air, sea, and into space, the Defence Space Mission is being set up with multiple dual use technologies to provide fillip to the nascent space industry in India. It is learnt that this timely government encouragement could make India a front leader in second space age, characterized by rapid privatisation of space.
India’s development is highly dependent on space based technologies like NavIC, remote sensing, and space based internet. The Space Defence Mission will provide a boost to space based tech with multiple civilian and military applications.
The proposed 75 challenges have been categorized into various initiatives of the Department of Defence Production with some 35 open to more than 50 identified start-ups, 20 under Make 1 with partial government funding and remaining 20 under heavy government funding route.
While the DRDO has agreed in principle to hand-hold the industries by providing technical consultancy and access to facilities, the ISRO has also agreed to support the mission through tech support, procuring and inducting dual use technologies on productization.
It is understood that the ownership, Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ), and projected development budget of each challenge was ascertained from the end users, like Indian Army, Indian Air Force, and Indian Navy, and based on inputs, the list of challenges to be launched has been finalized.
There have been multiple rounds of meetings of all stakeholders conducted with the defence secretary and additional secretary of defence production. Defence minister Rajnath Singh has also reviewed the progress of the mission.
 

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SDSAT (Satish Dhawan Sat) is an 3U CubeSat project conducted by Space Kidz India.

The purpose of this satellite is:

To study space radiation
Magnetosphere and
Demonstrate the indigenously designed and developed nanosatellite components as part of the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Initiative.
The satellite also tests the capabilities of LoRa technology in Space which could be helpful for many applications in the future in short and M2M communication.
 

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I recently got info on various defence space project i managed to take screenshot of those details I will post those screenshots here one at time so we all can have discussion about them here @Indx TechStyle @Vamsi @Lonewolf

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