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“AI will give teeth to our existing technology and make them more potent”

If machines can talk to each other, why can’t academia and industry, asks DRDO’s Satheesh Reddy 

Vishal koul

Defence Research and Development Organisation’s director general (missiles and strategic systems) and scientific adviser to the defence minister, G Satheesh Reddy has played a key role in the design and development of missile systems, guided weapons, and avionics technologies. In an interaction with Outlook Business, Reddy speaks on the need for R&D institutes, industry and academia to come together and create an ecosystem for defence and civilian technologies.