Indian Army establishes Quantum Laboratory in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh
The Army is making steady, yet significant strides in the field of emerging technology domains. The Army, with support from the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) has recently established the Quantum Lab at Military College of Telecommunication Engineering, Mhow in Madhya Pradesh to spearhead research and training in this key developing field. Army Chief Gen MM Naravane was briefed on the facility during his recent visit to Mhow.
The Army has also established an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Center at the same institution with over 140 deployments in forward areas and active support of industry and academia. Training on cyber warfare is being imparted through a state of art cyber range, and cyber security labs.
AIR correspondent reports, research undertaken by Indian Army in the field of Quantum Technology will help leapfrog into next-generation communication and transform the current system of cryptography in the Indian Armed Forces to Post Quantum Cryptography (PQC).