New Delhi: Indian Naby has a got a wargaming software that enables training and exercises to be conducted between geographically dispersed locations over Wide Area Network. The new generation software has been designed and developed by Institute for Systems Studies and Analysis (ISSA) Delhi, a premier DRDO laboratory in collaboration with Maritime Warfare Centre, Visakhapatnam. Now the Indian Navy will be able to meet the contemporary operational and tactical level wargaming requirement that was long-awaited.
Designed & developed by DRDO
The wargaming software was handed over by secretary, Department of Defence R&D and Chairman, DRDO Dr G Satheesh Reddy to Vice Chief of the Naval Staff Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar at ISSA, in New Delhi on Monday.
The key focus has been to create a wargaming environment which enables Maritime Warfare Centres (MWCs) to train using the latest technologies and computing tools. The software has versatile and user-friendly features which enable globally playable wargaming scenarios between multiple forces. It enables exercises to be conducted between geographically dispersed locations over Wide Area Network. The architecture is forward compatible and new functional and equipment modules can be developed and easily plugged in.
What is wargaming software?
Wargaming Softwares are analytic games that simulate aspects of warfare at the tactical, operational, or strategic level. They are used to examine warfighting concepts, train and educate commanders and analysts, explore scenarios, and assess how to force planning and posture choices to affect campaign outcomes.