Protecting India’s Satellite System – dnaindia.com

May 7, 2016
Site editor’s note: The author discusses concerns about jamming and spoofing on the Indian subcontinent.
VIDYA SAGAR REDDY | Fri, 6 May 2016-08:05am, Mumbai, dna

The deployment of the seventh satellite successfully completed the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), an independent regional navigation system providing position, navigation and timing services. It will revolutionise terrestrial navigation, disaster management, vehicle tracking, geographical information systems and a host of economic and developmental works.

It advances India’s diplomatic, economic, scientific and academic credentials. But concurrently, the threats to these systems are also advancing and therefore it would be wise to build redundancy into the system.

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