Drones are emerging as a key element of modern-day warfare. India, with complex surrounding geography, needs to prepare for this challenge on a conventional as well as asymmetric front. Such measures should be part of India’s futuristic defense investment. Beyond warfare, this dual-use technology offers critical commercial and economic opportunities for India. India should grab this opportunity.
About Speaker: –
Gopal Dhok is a research scholar at Forum for Integrated National Security. He has written and delivered talks on maritime security, China, soft power, cyber-tech and national security governance. Being a civil engineer and prior to joining FINS, he has worked on strategic maritime and water infrastructure projects in various parts of India.