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New Delhi (RIA Novosti) Jun 05, 2012
Indian forces are ready to launch the nation's first military satellite, the Times of India reported on Monday.
The satellite is designed for naval intelligence and communications, according to the newspaper, which added that the device is ready and its launch is expected in about a month, quoting an unnamed government source.
The satellite, which will be on orbit over the Indian Ocean, will transfer high speed data, and link all Indian naval ships, submarines, airplanes and control centers on the shore into a single information network.
Source: RIA Novosti
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Boeing Demonstrates SATCOM on the Move Between Australia and US
Brisbane, Australia (SPX) Jun 04, 2012
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