Signs that India's nuclear command and control structure is evolving
Is India’s nuclear
command network ready?
Awards presented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to two DRDO project teams on Aug 20th in the category of “Strategic Contribution” suggest rapid evolution in the command and control networks for
India’s nuclear arsenal.
team led by U Jeya Santhi was awarded for “design, development, erection and
commissioning of Strategic Command and Control infrastructure comprising a
secured, multi-layered, Strategic Communication Network and specialised…
team led by K Ravi Sankar, was awarded for developing “Security Solutions for
Strategic Communication Networks for securing sensitive data… high-speed
point-to-point links which incorporate indigenous high grade encryption