Defence Minister launches Defence India Startup Challenge

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New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today launched Defence India Startup Challenge (DISC) 5.0 under Innovations for Defence Excellence – Defence Innovation Organisation (iDEX-DIO) through video conferencing.

Thirty five Problem Statements – 13 from the Services and 22 from Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs) – were unveiled under DISC 5.0.

These are in areas such as Situational awareness, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Aircraft-trainer, Non-lethal devices, 5G network, under-water domain awareness, Drone SWARMS and Data Capturing.

The Problem Statements, designed to ensure military advantage in the foreseeable future, are the highest in any edition  so far, an official release said.