DAC Approves Proposal Valued at Rs 2,236 Crore

Defence Industry

New Delhi: The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) at its meeting chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on November 23  accorded Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for one Capital Acquisition proposal of Indian Air Force for its modernization and operational needs amounting to Rs. 2,236 Crore under the category of ‘Make in India’.

The procurement proposal of Air Force was for GSAT-7C Satellite and Ground Hubs for real-time connectivity of Software Defined Radios (SDRs). The project envisages complete design, development and launching of satellite in India.

The induction of GSAT-7C Satellite and Ground Hubs for Software Defined Radios (SDRs) will enhance the ability of Indian Armed Forces to communicate beyond Line of Sight (LoS) among one another in all circumstances in a secure mode.