Defense Minister in India: Big Data, AI and Blockchain Have Revolutionized the Future of Warfare
According to the Defense Minister in India, big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain technology are expected to form an important part of tomorrow’s warfare.
In a November 4th report published by Times of Media, a local daily news outlet, Rajnath Singh, went to great lengths to highlight the role played by blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, and big data in conducting defense operations.
The Blockchain Paradigm in Warfare
When speaking to delegates drawn from 80 countries in the capital city, the Defense Minister did not seem to have any kind of illusions on the country’s plans to continue accessing innovation even as the industry around the world continues to undergo an evolution.
“The role of AI, big data and blockchain technologies has already revolutionized the existing paradigm of warfighting. The defence industry is undergoing a churning to cope and employ these technologies, in order to safeguard the safety and security of critical infrastructure.”
Undergoing an upheaval was the only way by which the industry would be able to safeguard, secure, and guarantee the safety of its crucial and highly critical infrastructure. DefExpo 2020, the annual defense conference organized by the country is expected to take place in February of next year.
India Opts for Blockchain as Opposed to Bitcoin
India is among a group of countries that are increasingly continuing to take a different stance and direction when it comes to blockchain. Traditionally, this phenomenon is associated with cryptocurrencies, but as seen above, the country has opted to chart a completely different path.
A report by Cointelegraph, it was noted that the previous ban imposed on the provision of liquidity to exchanges has grown to become a legal process that may eventually lead to a complete crypto ban.