In its quest for modernization through optimum use of emerging technologies, Indian Army organised the Army Technology Seminar-2019 (ARTECH 2019) on the theme “Disruptive Impact of Emerging Technologies on Land Warfare” at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantt on 11 Jan 2019. The seminar was aimed to bring together stakeholders in the military, academia and industry to provide perspective on the available and emerging technologies which could have an impact on warfighting. The event was attended by Dr Subhash Bhamre, Raksha Rajya Mantri, Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff, Shri Ajay Kumar, Secretary Department of Defence Production and other dignitaries from Ministry of Defence, army, academia and civil defence industry.
In his keynote address, the Chief of the Army Staff said that technological disruptions are rapidly changing the character of warfighting and future conflicts will be fought across domains wherein networks and integration would be the key to generate military power. An exhibition showcasing military innovations developed by field Army, DRDO, Academia and industry was also organised during the seminar.
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