1st Edition

Emerging Digital Technologies and India’s Security Sector AI, Blockchain, and Quantum Communications

Edited By Pankaj K Jha, Arun Teja Polcumpally, Vedant Saigal Copyright 2024
    148 Pages 3 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge India

    148 Pages 3 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge India

    This book is an introductory account for policy makers, academia and interested readers on the digital technologies on Indian Military. It covers three technologies — AI, Blockchain, and Quantum communications — and provides a detailed account on the military use cases. It evaluates the readiness of Indian Military in these technologies. A foundational text, it not only provides key policy analysis but also identifies the gray areas for the future research in the security studies.

    The volume will be essential reading for scholars and researchers of military and strategic studies, especially future warfare, AI and Blockchain, South Asian studies. It will be of interest to general readers as well.


    Arun Teja Polcumpally


    PART I

    1. Frontier Technologies will Enhance the ‘Power’ of the State

    Arun Teja Polcumpally

    2. War, Hybrid war and Revolution in the Military

    Arun Teja Polcumpally            

    3. Quest for Military Supremacy- The United States vs. China vs. Russia

    Poornima Vijaya                  

    4. Non – Traditional Security + Data: The Road Not Taken

    Arun Teja Polcumpally         



    5. Artificial Intelligence and its probable Military Disruptions

    Vedant Saigal

    6. Quantum Communications in Indian Armed Forces

    Rushil Khosla

    7. Application of Blockchain Technology in Military Affairs

    Sonchita Debnath

    8. Cyber Security Structure in India

    Vedant Saigal and Arun Teja Polcumpally

    9. Is India Ready with the Digital Army?

    Arun Teja Polcumpally


    Pankaj Jha is Professor with JSIA O P Jindal University and Director of Centre for Security Studies(CSS). He is Executive Director of a research oriented think tank known as CESCUBE.

    Arun Teja Polcumpally is a Technology Policy Analyst at Wadhwani Institute of Technology Policy, Delhi.

    Vedant Saigal is the Assistant General Manager (University Administrative Services) at the Office of International Affairs and Global Initiatives, at O.P. Jindal Global University.