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Agreement- L&T and Indian Army

Current Context: Indian army has given large contract to Engineering and construction giant Larsen & Toubro to setup advance IT enabled system.
Agreement- L&T and Indian Army
  • The system will be used to operate the armed forces network under the Network of Spectrum (NFS).
  • The value of this agreement ranges between Rs 2,500 crore and Rs 5,000 crore.
  • The system will be used to establish an unified network management system to manage, support and operate the countrywide Armed Forces Network under the NFS.
  • The project involves creation of a centralised network monitoring, management and control system for all the seven layers under NFS which interconnects 414 Defence stations. It involves creation of a resilient Cloud-based IT infrastructure on Infrastructure as a service (IAAS) model.
  • The project is to be implemented in 18 months followed by three years of warranty and seven years of Annual Maintenance Contract (AMC) during which L&T will provide managed maintenance services.

Static Part:

  • HQ of L&T Technology Services (LTTS): Vadodara, Gujarat.
  • CEO of L&T Technology Services (LTTS): Dr Keshab Panda.

Question:

Q.1 Indian army signed an agreement with which technology giant to build advance IT-enabled systemto to operate the Armed Forces network under the Network of Spectrum (NFS)?
a. L&T
b. TCS
c. Infosys
d. Wipro
Agreement- L&T and Indian Army Agreement- L&T and Indian Army Reviewed by Neha Verma on April 10, 2020 Rating: 5

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