IAF Academic Collobaration With IDSR, Gujarat University MoU Signed

Indian Air Force and Institute of Defence Studies and Research (IDSR), anautonomous Institution of Gujarat University under the patronage of Government ofGujarat signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 29 Dec 20.

The MoUwill enable Officers of IAF to undertake Doctoral Research, Post-Graduate Programme and Post Graduate Diploma covering various areas of interest thatincludes Defence studies, Defence Management, National Security, Aerospace &Aviation Science and other areas of Defence Technology.

The event held on a virtual platform was chaired by Air Officer-in-Charge Personnel,Air Marshal RJ Duckworth VSM. MoU was signed by Air Vice Marshal RajeevSharma, Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Education) and Ms. Anju Sharma, IAS, PrincipalSecretary (Higher & Technical Education) to Government of Gujarat and Chairperson-IDSR. Prof Himanshu A Pandya, Vice Chancellor of Gujarat University and Director-General IDSR was also present on the occasion.

As part of Project Akashdeep, Indian Air Force has entered into such partnership with various prestigious Academias to promote research by Officers and create a pool ofthink tanks with strategic knowledge and intellectual skills.

The expertise of these officers would contribute towards formulation of sound strategic plan and policies inthe advent of hybrid Military Operations.

Last year in December, Rawat had talked about the rise of non-contact warfare saying it would help India in gaining an advantage over the adversary in future wars.

 Quantum technologies, cyber, space, and artificial intelligence need to be leveraged into the defence ecosystem, he had said.

Press information Bureau


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