India’s Integrated Air Command and Control System (IACCS) is an automated air-defence command-and-control (C2) centre designed for controlling and monitoring Indian Air Force (IAF) operations throughout the country. To achieve this the Indian government approved funding of nearly INR8 billion (USD110 million) in July 2018 to integrate air force, army, navy, and civilian radars with IACCS to provide a nationwide air picture.
Following the successful launch of the satellite GSAT-7A in December 2018 the IAF will now integrate the satellite with the IACCS through the Air Force Network (AFNet) communications backbone, which is a secure internet protocol (IP)-based communications system that runs over fibre-optic cable and connects more than 150 locations.
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