Parrikar also cited the example of the terrorist organization ISIS, which he said, was "one of the best user of internet technology" for promoting their cause.

The Defence Minister said a resurgent India will increasingly play a dominant role in the world affairs. He said that Information Technology (IT) has an important role to play because 'future wars may be cyber wars'.

Speaking about the need for proper use of the developing internet technology, Parrikar stated, "One can take the example of terrorist organisations like Daish or ISIS. They use the internet to ensure a lot of recruitment or support, and they are one of the best users of internet technology for promoting their cause."

He said his worry was information blackout which can be caused by various destructive mechanisms.

Parrikar said the Indian Army should not only use the digital advantage but also protect itself against destructive technology of adversaries. Noting that India has been at the forefront of software development, he said one needs better hardware designing and integration in our system.

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