- To test the operational readiness of satellite systems and personnel manning them, the Indian Army carried out Exercise Skylight. This is the first exercise of its kind.
- It aims to validating and showcasing the resilience of its communication capabilities in case terrestrial connectivity is disrupted in future conflicts.
- Various agencies responsible for space and ground segments, as ISRO participated in the exercise. Indian Army uses many satellites of ISRO. These are used to connect communication terminals.