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DEFCOM INDIA-2014
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·        Lt Gen Philip Campose, AVSM **, VSM, ADC, Vice-Chief of Army Staff said Indian Army is aspiring to become net-centric army while speaking in the Inaugural Session of Defcom 2014 jointly organised by Corps of Signals, Indian Army and Confederation of Indian Industry in New Delhi. ICTEC play a credible role in the modern battle space. He briefly described the changes in security environment and the emerging security threats to nation-state in the 21st century. He also emphasized a need for a robust information technology and telecommunication network system to combat security threats.

Lt Gen Campose pointed out the need for a wider collaboration between the Indian Army and Indian Industries to understand nuances of information technology and its relevance in battlefield. He said, a seminar like this will provide greater engagement between the armed forces, industry, academia and R&D establishment to share idea and discuss issues pertaining to net-centric warfare.

·    Lt Gen Nithin Kohli, AVSM, VSM, Signal Officer in Chief delvering the Key Note address said that DEFCOM India 2014 provides a platform for Indian Army and Indian industries to understand the ICTEC pertainingtoInformation warfare. He further said that Indian Army is at the threshold of becoming a net-centric armyand is looking for wider collaboration to become a potent force in the Information age.

Lt Gen Kohli mentioned that private industries have developed state-of-the-art technologies in information and communication sector. The technological development in private sector is globally recognized and can also play a great role in defence communication.

·    Mr R Chandarshekhar, President NASSCOM underlined the importance of developing information technological base in India. He pointed out that Indian IT service industry holds 52 per cent of global market share in ICT development. He said Indian IT sector has developed cutting edge technology. He also said plays an important role in providing end-to-end solution to government and corporates.

·   Most of the information technologies are used in engineering products. The use of IT and telecommunication in manufacture, aerospace and in medical industry proves it has wider applications across the sectors. In defence, ICTEC plays a special role.It acts as a catalyst in battle field by providing the commander the real-time situational awareness about the enemy movement.

·        Mr Ajay S Shriram, President CII said that the recent bold initiatives of the Government of India including raising the FDI cap to 49 per cent in the defence sector, 60 per cent reduction in the defence items requiring industrial licenses, increase in the validity of Industrial Licenses, promulgation of security manual for the Industrial licensee companies and push for the defence exports have energised Indian industry.

·        It is imperative on the industry and armed forces to work together to shorten the acquisition time frames. The stalled projects should be put on the fast track and Make projects should be implemented on the priority basis. The user needs to be realistic while formulating Request for Proposals (RFPs). The user and industry together can play a significant role in putting a system in place to streamline procurement cycles. In his concluding remarks, he mentioned CII in line with Indian government committed to the idea of Make in India.

 
Knowledge Resources
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Indian Army is Aspiring to Become Net-Centric Army: Lt Gen Philip Campose, Vice Chief of Army Staff
Opening Remarks by Mr Ajay S Shriram, President, CII at the Inaugural Session of DEFCOM India 2014
Keynote Address by Lt Gen Nitin Kohli, AVSM, VSM, Signal Officer-in-Chief & Colonel Commandant, Corps of Signals, Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) at the Inaugural Session of DEFCOM India 2014
Release of Defcom Journal Book
Inaugural Address by Lt Gen Philip Campose, AVSM, VSM, Vice Chief of Army Staff, Indian Army at the Inaugural Session of DEFCOM India 2014
Vote of Thanks by Maj Gen LB Chand, VSM, ADGT, Corps of Signals, Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) at the Inaugural Session of DEFCOM India 2014
Presentation of Mementoes at the Inaugural Session of DEFCOM India 2014
Exhibition & NSOC Demo
Opening Remarks by Lt Gen KJ Singh, AVSM, GOC-in-C Western Comd on ‘Security Architecture of Defence Networking System at Strategic and Tactical Level’
Opening Remarks by Mr Sanjay Burman, Director, CAIR on ‘Security Architecture of Defence Networking System at Strategic and Tactical Level’
Security Requirements of Strategic and Tactical Network
A Critical Analysis of use of PKI for Tactical Networks
Security of Defence IT Infrastructure
Integrated Info Environment and Security Architecture for Interoperable Network
An open house discussion on 'Security Architecture of Defence Networking System at Strategic & Tactical Level'
Closing Remarks by Mr Sanjay Burman, Director, CAIR on ‘Security Architecture of Defence Networking System at Strategic and Tactical Level’
Distribution of Mementoes at the Session 1 of DEFCOM India 2014
Opening Remarks by Maj Gen MPS Baweja, ADG Tac C, DG Signals on ‘Exploitation of Mobile Communication Technologies to Meet Strategic and Tactical Requirements’
Exploring Mobile Technologies for Defence Communication
Security in Mobile Device - An imperative for Strategic, Tactical and Day to Day Communication
Exploitation of Mobile Technology to Meet Strategic and Tactical Need of Indian Army
A Real-Time Middleware for Information Exchange over a Mobile Communication Network
An open house discussion on ‘Exploitation of Mobile Communication Technology to Meet Strategic & Tactical Requirements’
Closing Remarks by Maj Gen MPS Baweja, ADG Tac C, DG Signals on ‘Exploitation of Mobile Communication Technologies to Meet Strategic and Tactical Requirements’
Distribution of Mementoes at the Session 2 of DEFCOM India 2014
Opening Remarks by Lt Gen RS Panwar, SM, VSM, Commandant MCTE on ‘Utilisation of Cloud Services in Defence Networks’
Opening Remarks by Mr Anil Saini, COO, RICOH on ‘Utilisation of Cloud Services in Defence Networks’
Selecting and Utilising Cloud Services in Defence Network
Utilisation of Cloud Services in Defence Network
Building Massively Scalable Data Centers
Fog Computing - Leveraging Cloud Architectures for the C3I and Battlefield Management Systems
An open house discussion on ‘Utilisation of Cloud Services in Defence Networks’
Distribution of Mementoes at Session 3 of DEFCOM India 2014
Opening Remarks by Lt Gen (Dr) SP Kochhar (Retd), AVSM, SM, VSM, CEO, TSSC on ‘HRD Strategies for Harnessing Latest Communication Technologies’
HR Strategies in the 21st Century
HR Strategies: A Perspective from HAL
Enabling Human Resources for Operation and Management of Strategic and Tactical Network
An open house discussion on ‘HRD Strategies for Harnessing Latest Communication Technologies’
Closing Remarks by Lt Gen (Dr) SP Kochhar (Retd), AVSM, SM, VSM, CEO, TSSC on ‘HRD Strategies for Harnessing Latest Communication Technologies’
Distribution of Mementoes at Session 4 of DEFCOM India 2014
Closing Address by Lt Gen Nitin Kohli, AVSM, VSM, Signal Officer-in-Chief & Colonel Commandant, Corps of Signals, Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) at the Closing Session of DEFCOM India 2014
Vote of Thanks by Mr Sujith Haridas, DDG, CII at the Closing Session of DEFCOM India 2014
Presentation of Mementoes at the Closing Session of DEFCOM India 2014
 
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