DST and Indian Navy Collaborate to Develop Secure Maritime Communications Using Quantum Technology

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Navy to develop secure maritime communications using Quantum Technology on 12th April 2023.

The Raman Research Institute under the Ministry of Science & Technology Quantum Information and Computing (QuIC) lab will lead the research efforts towards developing quantum key distribution techniques. The QuIC lab is India’s first laboratory to propose and implement a wide range of applications using single and entangled photons for secure communications in strategic areas like banking, defence, and cyber security. The collaboration will help foster cutting-edge research towards the identification of potential maritime use-cases for the Indian Navy.

Question : Which technology will be used by the Indian Navy in collaboration with the DST to develop secure maritime communications?

A) Artificial Intelligence
B) Blockchain
C) Quantum Technology
D) 5G

Correct answer: C) Quantum Technology

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