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Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari inaugurates Indian Air Force Emergency Medical Response System in Bengaluru

Wed, 22 May 2024   |  Reading Time: 2 minutes

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 22 (ANI): The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari inaugurated the Indian Air Force Emergency Medical Response System (EMRS) facility at the Command Hospital in Bengaluru.
The EMRS establishes a single pan-IAF Helpline, available 24×7 to serving IAF personnel and their dependents, through which expert medical guidance, rapid evacuation and definitive care will be expeditiously provided to medical emergencies.
Based on the nature of emergency, the trained medical team of this helpline will ensure the fastest response from the nearest medical establishment.
Earlier in March, Air Chief Marshal Chaudhari visited the Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) Delhi Campus. The C-DOT is the premier telecom Research and Development centre of the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications.
According to the Ministry of Communications, C-DOT is actively working on developing indigenous, secured telecom solutions, for critical infrastructure such as defence communications and cyber security.
CEO, C-DOT, Rajkumar Upadhyay, gave a detailed presentation on diverse telecom product portfolio/solutions and key telecom security solutions such as security operation centres (real-time detection of malware in a network), enterprise security centres (real-time detection and mitigation of malicious threats and attacks at an enterprise level covering all endpoints), quantum key distribution, and post-quantum cryptography to the visiting dignitaries.
Other solutions such as 4G core and 4G RAN, 5G core and 5G RAN, disaster management solutions using CAP, optical transport and access solutions, switching and routing solutions, etc were also discussed.
This was followed by a live demonstration of solutions during the visit, highlighting their functional aspects.
The Air Chief interacted with senior officials of C-DOT and stressed the need for better synergy between C-DOT and the Air Force for the integration of futuristic and advanced secured communication solutions in the wake of the changing landscape from network-centric to data-centric in modern warfare.
CEO, C-DOT, assured the Air Chief of C-DOT’s commitment towards developing state-of-the-art security solutions as per the needs & requirements of the Air Force. (ANI)

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