Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Army Training Command and National Defence University (RRU), Gandhinagar

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Army Training Command and Gandhinagar-based National Defence University (RRU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a Wargame Research and Development Centre in New Delhi.

  • The 'Wargame Research and Development Centre' to be developed in New Delhi has been given a prototype name WARDEC.

  • It will be the first of its kind simulation-based training centre in India to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to design virtual reality wargames.

  • It will be developed by the Army Training Command and the Gandhinagar-based National Defence University (RRU).

  • It will be used by the Army to train its soldiers and test their strategies through "Metaverse-enabled gameplay".

  • It will be designed to prepare for wars as well as counter-terrorism and counter-terrorism operations.

  • How many countries use such wargaming drills?

  • Since the 9/11 attacks, use of information technology-enabled wargaming is preferred by several countries like the US, Israel, the UK to prepare for possibilities in case of terror attacks or war.

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