Out of the total 47 operational satellites, India currently has six to eight satellites which are used entirely for military purposes. This satellite can capture images at night. Besides dedicated military satellites, ISRO has also launched communication satellites Gsat-7 and Gsat-7a for navy and air force.
Furthermore, which is the Defence satellite of India?
Additionally, does India have spy satellites?
RISAT-2, or Radar Imaging Satellite 2 was an Indian radar reconnaissance satellite that was part of India's RISAT programme. It is designed to monitor India's borders and as part of anti-infiltration and anti-terrorist operations. The satellite has a mass of 300 kilograms (660 lb).
How many satellites do India have?
India has launched 118 satellites since 1975. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is responsible for India's Space Program. In February 2017, ISRO has created a new record by launching 104 satellites in one go. Out of these 104 satellites, only 3 of these were Indian Satellites.
What is the most powerful satellite?
Ariane 5 – Largest-ever telecommunications satellite launched. Earlier this evening, an Ariane 5 ECA launcher lifted off from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place the heaviest and most powerful telecommunications satellite ever launched, TerreStar 1, into geostationary transfer orbit.