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GSat 7A

GSat 7A [ISRO]

GSAT-7A is a communications satellite carrying for shared use of the Indian Air Force and the Indian Army.

GSAT-7A will enable the IAF to interlink different ground radar stations, ground airbase and Airborne early warning and control (AWACS) aircraft such as Beriev A-50 Phalcon and DRDO AEW&CS. the satellite will enhance Network-centric warfare capabilities of the Indian Air Force and therefore enhance it's global operations.

The GSAT 7A payload has a switchable frequency plan for mobile users in Ku-band. It features one Gregorian reflector antenna and four steerable reflector antennas.

Nation: India
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Insat
Contractors: ISRO
Equipment: Ku-band transponders
Configuration: I-2K (I-2000) Bus
Propulsion: 440 Newton thrust liquid apogee motor
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 8 years
Mass: 2250 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
GSat 7A 2018-105A 19.12.2018 Sr SLP GSLV Mk.2(3)

References:

  • ISRO Website
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