• GSAT-7A is a high-tech communication satellite having new technologies including a Gregorian Antenna.
  • It is the 39th communication satellite of ISRO and will mainly be used for military applications.
  • Indian Air Force’s existing communication capabilities of satellites will be augmented with GSAT-7A.
  • GSAT-7A will offer services to the users in Ku-band over the Indian region.
  • Launched by GSLV from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.