Northern Command Hqrs and IIT Jammu sign MoU for solutions to weapon systems

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Udhampur: To take up Research and Development (R&D) activities related to Northern Command, leveraging IIT Jammu’s expertise and technical infrastructure, and mutual interest and benefits on Research and Development (R&D) projects to solve Army’s problems which require research and experimentation, Udhampur based Northern Command Headquarters on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IIT Jammu.

The MoU was signed by Lt Gen S Harimohan Iyer, Chief of Staff, Northern Command Headquarters and Prof Manoj Singh Gaur, Director Indian Institute of Technology, Jammu .

The objective of this MoU is to leverage the academic and technological prowess of Indian Institute of Technology, Jammu and domain knowledge/ expertise of Northern Command, in development of defence technology solutions and taking up joint projects for innovative solutions to weapon systems and equipment related problems of Northern Command.

The scope of the cooperation will be Research and Development (R&D) activities related to Northern Command, leveraging IIT Jammu’s expertise and technical infrastructure, and mutual interest and benefits on Research and Development (R&D) projects to solve Army’s problems which require research and experimentation. The cost with respect to development of the project will be borne by the respective organisations as mutually agreed upon in respect of each project.