- Jul 12, 2014
Military applications of Indian Space program
Is NavIC ready for full-blown military coverage? The news reports are kinda mixed if we carefully see.Space is deemed the fourth dimension of military warfare after land, sea, and air, and it has been quickly advancing as the critical sphere for strategic advantage during war and peace. However, four nations -- the United States, Russia, China, and India -- have shown the capabilities to...defence.capital
India needs 4-6 dedicated military satellites for surveillance on the Chinese border.
India China news: Security agencies seek four to six dedicated satellites for keeping close eye on Chinese military activities | India News - Times of IndiaIndia News: Seeking to keep a closer eye on the activities of the Chinese military both near the Indian territory as well as in its depth areas all along the 4,00timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Navic positioning system to be treated as an allied system.
Indigenously developed, NAVIC is an autonomous regional satellite navigation system that provides accurate real-time positioning and timing services. As per the NDAA 2020, approved by a bicameral conference report, the NAVIC system of India would be treated as “allied system” at par with the...m.economictimes.com
They aren't even going to announce even if they have initiated its operations.Is NavIC ready for full-blown military coverage? The news reports are kinda mixed if we carefully see.
As for the need of dedicated satellites, why are we so reactionary? Shouldn't military coverage be the priority for MoD and ISRO?
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