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Military Officers Undergoing DSTSC Gain Insights into Atmanirbhar Defence

The tour also included a visit to the Defence Imagery Processing & Analysis Centre (DIPAC), where the officers were briefed on the use of satellite imagery and reconnaissance data for intelligence gathering and analysis.

As part of their training and professional development, a cohort of officers undergoing the Defence Services Technical Staff Course (DSTSC) at the Military Institute of Technology (MILIT), Pune, embarked on an enlightening Industrial Demonstration Tour (IDT).

The tour, which spanned several days, provided these future leaders with a unique opportunity to visit various Defence and Industrial establishments, offering firsthand insights into the strides taken towards achieving Atmanirbhar (self-reliant) Defence capabilities.

Led by experienced instructors and industry experts, the officers were immersed in a comprehensive program aimed at acquainting them with the latest advancements and innovations in Defence technology and production.

Throughout the tour, emphasis was placed on fostering Operational Synergy and promoting Technology Absorption across the tri-services.


The journey commenced with a visit to the Directorate General of Information Systems (DGIS), where the officers gained valuable insights into the integration of cutting-edge technology for enhancing command and control capabilities.

They were briefed on the critical role played by information systems in modern warfare and were introduced to the latest advancements in communication and data management.

Subsequently, the officers were taken to the Weapons & Electronic Systems Engineering Establishment (WESEE), where they witnessed firsthand the development and testing of advanced weapons systems and electronic equipment.

The visit provided them with a deeper understanding of the intricacies involved in designing and manufacturing state-of-the-art Defence hardware.

At the Integrated Air Command & Control System (IAACS) Node, the officers were introduced to the sophisticated network of sensors and communication systems used for air defense operations. They gained insights into the seamless coordination and surveillance capabilities essential for maintaining air superiority in contested environments.


The tour also included a visit to the Defence Imagery Processing & Analysis Centre (DIPAC), where the officers were briefed on the use of satellite imagery and reconnaissance data for intelligence gathering and analysis.

They witnessed firsthand the role played by advanced imaging technologies in supporting military operations and strategic decision-making.

In addition to Defence establishments, the officers had the opportunity to explore Defence production capabilities at the Maruti Suzuki manufacturing plant.

Here, they observed the seamless integration of civilian industry with Defence requirements, highlighting the importance of public-private partnerships in achieving self-reliance in Defence manufacturing.


Throughout the IDT, the officers were encouraged to engage actively with industry experts, ask questions, and seek clarifications to deepen their understanding of the subject matter. The tour served as a catalyst for fostering innovation, collaboration, and knowledge sharing among future leaders of the Defence establishment.

As the officers concluded their Industrial Demonstration Tour, they expressed gratitude for the invaluable insights gained during the immersive experience.

They emphasized the importance of such initiatives in preparing them for the complex challenges of modern warfare and reaffirmed their commitment to contributing towards India’s journey towards self-reliance in Defence.

The IDT not only provided the officers with a glimpse into the vast potential of Atmanirbhar Defence but also instilled in them a sense of pride and responsibility in serving their nation’s security interests.

With their newfound knowledge and insights, these future leaders are poised to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of India’s Defence capabilities and ensuring the nation’s sovereignty and security.

Pratham Gurung
Pratham Gurung
An avid movie buff who aspires to make it into the armed forces. Always had a knack for words so reading and writing are my favourite hobbies. Can debate on anything but not everything.

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