Integrated Simulator Complex (ISC) ‘Dhruv’

The Indian Navy’s training capabilities received a significant boost as Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Integrated Simulator Complex ‘Dhruv’. This state-of-the-art complex aims to enhance practical training in the Indian Navy, providing real-time experience in navigation, fleet operations, and naval tactics. With indigenously developed simulators, the complex showcases the ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ initiative and holds immense potential for defence exports.  

Enhancing Training in Key Areas 

The Integrated Simulator Complex ‘Dhruv’ caters to the training needs of the Indian Navy in critical areas such as navigation, fleet operations, and naval tactics. By providing real-time experience and practical simulations, the complex enables trainees to develop skills and competencies crucial for their roles in the Navy. This cutting-edge facility focuses on honing the expertise of naval personnel through immersive training scenarios. 

Prominent Simulators in the Complex 

One of the notable simulators in the Integrated Simulator Complex ‘Dhruv’ is the Air Direction and Helicopter Control Simulator (ADHCS), developed by the Institute for Systems Studies and Analysis. The ADHCS offers trainees a real-time operational environment, facilitating hands-on learning in managing air direction and helicopter control. This simulator ensures that Navy personnel are well-prepared to handle complex scenarios effectively. 

Export Success and Technological Innovation 

The Ship Handling Simulators, developed by ARI Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, have achieved global recognition, with exports to 18 countries. This accomplishment reflects India’s prowess in simulator technology and signifies the nation’s potential for defence exports. Additionally, the Astronavigation Dome, developed by Infovision Technologies Pvt Ltd, is the first-of-its-kind in the Indian Navy. These indigenously developed simulators highlight India’s commitment to technological innovation and self-reliance in defence. 

Aatmanirbhar Bharat: Self-Reliance and Export Potential 

The development of the Integrated Simulator Complex ‘Dhruv’ aligns with the ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ initiative, emphasizing self-reliance and indigenous capabilities. By relying on homegrown technologies, the complex showcases India’s progress in advanced simulator systems, reducing the country’s dependence on external sources. Moreover, these technologically advanced simulators have a promising potential for defence exports, further contributing to India’s economy and international collaborations. 



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