The world in 21st century is rapidly changing. New technologies are being invented every other day. New practices are being adopted to enhance productivity and efficacy. This trend is not untouched in the military domain. The emerging technologies and how military responds to make them operational is rapidly transforming how military operations are conducted around the world.
We discuss these issues in this episode featuring Dr. Anit Mukherjee and Mr. Abhijnan Rej. We also explore how academia and policy-makers in India have approached to this trend.
Dr. Anit Mukherjee is an Assistant Professor in the South Asia Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University. He has also served as a Major in the Indian Army and has been an alumni of India’s National Defense Academy.
Mr. Abhijnan Rej is a New Delhi-based researcher, analyst, and consultant. He frequently writes about international security, Indian defense and foreign policies, emerging technologies and strategy, and complexity science. He is a trained as a mathematician in the University of Connecticut and Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn.
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5. Anit Mukherjee (2017), "Educating the Professional Military: Civil–Military Relations and Professional Military Education in India," Armed Forces and Society, XX(X): 1-22.
The Bridge Project (2020), "Military Modernization in the 21st Century: Where does India Stand?", 1(5), 12 April 2020, URL: https://www.buzzsprout.com/921337/3330343
Inspired by Kevin MacLeod