Ashok Gajapathi Raju dispatches GAGAN system

Union Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Monday dispatched the GAGAN framework (GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation) here and complimented the whole group on the improvement of the undertaking.

“GAGAN is the first SBAS (Satellite Based Augmentation System) on the planet guaranteed for methodology with vertical direction working in the tropical ionospheric area and the third SBAS to have accomplished this deed, after WAAS of USA and EGNOS of Europe. GAGAN was at that point ensured for in transit operation since 30th December 2013,” he said.

Raju said that GAGAN is a joint exertion of Airport Authority of India (AAI) and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

“In the flying field, GAGAN will bolster more straightforward air courses, diminish fuel utilization and enhance security. What’s more, GAGAN gives advantages to agribusiness, all methods of transportation and open administrations such a protection administrations, security offices and catastrophe recuperation administration by helping in inquiry and salvage to find the calamity zone precisely,” he included.

The clergyman further focused on that since February 14 2014, GAGAN has been ceaselessly giving route signals from GSAT-8 and GSAT-10 satellites dispatched by ISRO, increasing the execution of GPS signs got over Indian Airspace.

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