GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY 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.