Indian Navy on 05 Aug 22 signed a MoU with the Space Applications Centre
(ISRO), Ahmedabad on data sharing and cooperation on Satellite based Naval
Applications in Oceanology and Meteorology.
With this initiative, both the organisations will have a common
platform of mutual cooperation, wherein the scientific advancements by SAC
would be synergised into the Indian Naval efforts to keep the nation's defence
in step with rapid development in the field of Satellite Data retrieval and
applications. This MoU is an extension of previous MoU signed in 2017 and will
further the collaboration between two organisations.
The broad area of cooperation
includes sharing of non-confidential observational data, operation exploitation
of SAC generated weather products and provisioning of Subject Matter Experts
(SME) towards processing of satellite data towards development of new tools,
calibration and validation of ocean models.
The Memorandum of Understanding
was signed by SAC and Indian Navy to further meaningful interactions and
professional exchanges in future.