What is the News?
The Indian Army has launched a contemporary messaging application named ASIGMA (Army Secure IndiGeneous Messaging Application).
What is ASIGMA?
It is a web-based communication platform developed to meet real-time data transfer and messaging requirements of the Army.
Developed by: It has been developed entirely in-house by a team of officers of the Corps of Signals of the Army.
Where will it be deployed? The application is being deployed on the Army’s internal network as a replacement of the Army Wide Area Network (AWAN) messaging application, which has been in service for the past 15 years.
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Features: The app has a variety of contemporary features including multi-level security, message prioritisation and tracking, a dynamic global address book and various options to meet the Army’s requirements.
Significance: The app meets all futuristic user requirements and boasts of an enhanced user experience. It is also in line with the Government of India’s, Make in India initiative.
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Source: This post is based on the article ‘Indian Army Launches in-House Messaging Solution’ published in PIB on 24thDec 2021.