Q. The GSAT 7 series satellites are related to which of the following?
Explanation: GSAT 7 series satellites are advanced satellites developed by ISRO to meet the communication needs of the defense services.
- GSAT 7 satellite (launched in 2013) is mainly used by the Indian Navy for its communication needs. It helps the Navy to have a secure, real time communication link.
- GSAT 7A (launched in 2018) helps in boosting the connectivity between the ground radar stations, airbases and the airborne early warning and control aircraft (AEW&C) of the IAF (Indian Air Force).
- GSAT 7B will primarily fulfill the communication needs of the Army. It will help the Army enhance its surveillance in border areas.