Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who today dedicated the Defence Communication Network (DCN) to the nation, complimented the three services for putting in place a communication system to facilitate joint manship
Addressing the event, Parrikar also stressed on the need to keep the network secure.
The DCN is a strategic, exclusive, secure and state-of-the-art communication network.
Implementation of the DCN is a proof of the strength of the Indian industry and has reaffirmed the emphasis of the government on Make in India program.
The DCN is a major step towards ensuring network centricity across the three services, Integrated Defence Staff and Strategic Forces Command.
The network provides converged voice, data and video services to the three services based on the secured system with adequate redundancy.
The event was attended by the three Service Chiefs besides senior officers from the Ministry of Defence