Chief Defense Chairman (CDS) General Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday that China is capable of carrying out a cyberattack against India and that the capacity gap of the two countries in terms of technology is. Rawat, in his address at the Vivekananda International Foundation, said that India's leadership has demonstrated political will and determination to maintain vital national interests in view of the "unprovoked attack" on the security and dignity of the country. His remarks are being seen in the context of the deadlock with China in eastern Ladakh.
China is ahead of India in technology
In response to a question, the CDS said that the biggest gaps between India and China are in the cyber sector. Also, he said that the neighboring country has invested a lot in new technology. General Rawat said that the gap between the capacities between the two countries has increased in the last few years and China has become the "leader" in technology in comparison to India. "We know that China is capable of a cyber attack on us and it can destroy our system in a big way. We are trying to create a system that will ensure cyber defense," he said. He said that the country is facing various security threats and challenges ranging from indirect warfare to 'hybrid' and non-contact conventional warfare.
Need to deal with cyber challenges
General Rawat said that India must develop the capabilities to deal with such challenges vigorously and vigorously without creating any insecurity among its friends. In his address, he mentioned the development of India's army and said that the country should avoid looking to the western world for security solutions and instead tell the world that it has come and with India's vast experience in dealing with various challenges Learn.
Political will plays an important role in maintaining national interest
General Rawat said that India's external threats could be dealt with by effective diplomacy and adequate defense capability, but noted that strong political institutions, economic growth, social harmony, effective law and order mechanisms, speedy judicial relief, and good governance were "internal." "The first requirement for stability". He said, "Our leadership has demonstrated political will and determination to maintain vital national interests in view of the 'unprovoked attack' on the security, values , and dignity of the country."