India’s first ever ‘Artificial Intelligence in Defence’ (AIDef) symposium and exhibition is set to be inaugurated by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday (11 July) in New Delhi.
The event, organised by Defence Ministry’s Department of Defence Production, will feature an exhibition to showcase the cutting edge AI-enabled solutions developed by the services, research organisations, industry and startups and innovators.
The AIDef will also witness launch of 75 newly-developed AI products and technologies that have applications in defence sector.
“The products are in the domains of automation/unmanned/robotics systems, cyber security, human behaviour analysis, intelligent monitoring system, logistics and supply chain management, speech/voice analysis and Command, Control, Communication, Computer & Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems and Operational Data Analytics. Besides the 75 products being launched, another 100 are in various stages of development,” the Defence Ministry said in a statement.
The event will also witness panel discussions on ‘Deploying AI in Defence’, ‘GenNext AI solutions’ and ‘AI in Defence – Industry Perspective’, with active participation from the services, academia, students, research organisations and Industry, the ministry said.
Several dignitaries from friendly foreign countries and senior officials from defence ministry and other central ministries are likely to attend the event.