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Army Chief Launches Secure WhatsApp-like Messaging App For In-House Communication

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New Delhi: Indian Military Chief Normal MM Naravane launched a WhatsApp-like messaging utility known as ASIGMA for in-house communication on Thursday. ASIGMA stands for Military Safe IndiGeneous Messaging Software.

An announcement mentioned the app was developed in-house by a group of officers of the Corps of Indicators.

“The brand new utility is being deployed on the Military’s inside community as a alternative of Military Large Space Community (AWAN) messaging utility which has been in service for the previous 15 years,” the Military mentioned in a press release.

Some essential options of the app embrace multi-level safety, message prioritisation and monitoring and dynamic world tackle e-book.

“ASIGMA has been fielded on Military-owned {hardware} and lends itself to lifetime help with future upgrades. The messaging utility meets all futuristic person necessities and boasts of an enhanced person expertise,” the assertion mentioned.

The Military mentioned the appliance had real-time information switch and would meet the messaging necessities of the Military “particularly within the backdrop of present geo political safety surroundings and is according to the federal government of India’s Make in India initiative”, the assertion mentioned.

The Military has braced automation in a serious means, particularly after the Covid-19 outbreak, and is taking substantial steps in direction of paperless functioning, the assertion mentioned.

“ASIGMA will additional enhance these efforts and can add to the host of different purposes already being employed by the Military over its captive pan Military community,” it additional mentioned.


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