Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Defence
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2490
TO BE ANSWERED ON THE 9TH AUGUST, 2016
Critical Commands to Fight Future Warfares
2490. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:
(a) The status of cyber warfare command, space command and special operations commands as mentioned in the Prime Minister’s address to the combined commanders in 2014 and 2015; and
(b) The timeline for creation of these critical commands to fight the wars of the future?
MINISTER OF DEFENCE
SHRI MANOHAR PARRIKAR
(a) & (b): The process of establishing relevant entities within the armed forces is a complex exercise involving operational, technical, logistical and financial aspects. Keeping view all dimensions, necessary action has already been initiated for putting in place requisite structures within a reasonable timeframe for enhancing our capability to address related threats.