In a groundbreaking revelation, Samir V. Kamat, Secretary of Defence R&D and Chairman of DRDO, underscores the pivotal impact of Artificial Intelligence on military prowess and cybersecurity, unveiling collaborative efforts with academic institutions.
New Delhi, January 18, 2024 – In a recent statement, Samir V. Kamat, Secretary of the Department of Defence Research and Development (DR&D) and Chairman of DRDO, emphasized the transformative impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on military operations. Kamat highlighted the pivotal role AI plays in enhancing military performance, emphasizing its potential to significantly boost efficiency and effectiveness.
Acknowledging the challenges posed by the rapid advancement of AI, Kamat pinpointed cyber threats as a major concern for the nation. Emphasizing the gravity of the situation, he revealed ongoing collaborative efforts with numerous academic institutions. The focus of these collaborations is on developing cutting-edge AI-based techniques geared towards detecting cyber intrusions. The ultimate goal is to safeguard critical national infrastructure from the growing menace of cyber threats.
As the nation gears up to harness the potential of AI in the defense sector, Kamat’s insights shed light on the proactive measures being taken to address the multifaceted challenges associated with this groundbreaking technology. The collaborative approach between the government and academic institutions underscores a concerted effort to stay ahead of the curve in the realm of cybersecurity and national defense.