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  • December 24, 2021
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Part of: Prelims and GS III – Sci and tech

Context Indian Army launched a contemporary messaging application named ASIGMA.

Key takeaways 

  • ASIGMA stands for Army Secure IndiGeneous Messaging Application.
  • It is a new generation, state-of-the-art, web based application developed entirely in-house by team of officers of the Corps of Signals of the Army.
  • The application is being deployed on the Army’s internal network as a replacement of Army Wide Area Network messaging application which has been in service for the past 15 years.
  • The application has been fielded on Army owned hardware. 
  • It has a variety of contemporary features including multi-level security, message prioritisation and tracking.
  • This future ready messaging application will meet real time data transfer and messaging requirements of the Army.

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