DRDO Hands Over New War-gaming Software To Indian Navy
New Delhi: A war-gaming software, developed by a laboratory of the Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO), was handed over to the Indian Navy here on Monday.
The software has versatile and user-friendly features enabling globally playable war-gaming scenarios between multiple forces. It further enables exercises to be conducted between geographically dispersed locations over a wide area network.
A defence official said the software has been developed by the Institute for Systems Studies and Analysis of the DRDO in collaboration with the Maritime Warfare Centre at Vishakhapatnam. The objective of designing the software is to meet contemporary operational and tactical-level war-gaming requirements of the Indian Navy.
DRDO Chairman Dr G Satheesh Reddy handed over the software to Navy Vice Chief, Vice Admiral G. Ashok Kumar in a ceremony here.
Defence sources said the key focus of building the software is to create a war-gaming environment which enables Maritime Warfare Centres to train using the latest technological and computing tools. The architecture is forward compatible and new functional and equipment modules can be developed and easily plugged into it.