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  • Colonel Deepak Sharma

    Research Fellow
    +91 11 2671 7983
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    Joined IDSA

    July 2009


    Communication systems and Satellite communication aspects of the Army.


    M Tech in Communication from IIT, Kanpur and Technical Staff Course(PTSC).

    Current Project

    Space assets (Specific to Satellite Communication), Threats and integration of Civil and Defence Space Communication Assets


    Commissioned in Corps of Signals on 09 Jun 1984 The officer is M Tech in Communication from IIT, Kanpur and also done Technical Staff Course(PTSC). The officer commanded Corps Engineering Signals Regiment in Counter Insurgency (CI) Environment. The unit was responsible for provisioning communication in entire Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. The officer has rich experience of handling communication in CI Environment. As a Commanding Officer in North-East in ‘OP RHINO’, officer was awarded Army Commanders’ Commendation Card for provisioning communication to troops of Corps who took part in flushing out Insurgents from Bhutan. As Company Commander, officer has mobilised 27 Mountain Division Signals Regiment from Kalimpong to Northern Theatre for Operation VIJAY and was responsible for engineering the entire communication for the division for Operation VIJAY. The officer thereafter, participated in Operation PARAKRAM as Second-in-Command of army regiment of Northern Command . The officer has been actively involved in satellite related projects since 1994. After completion of M Tech from IIT Kanpur, in 1994, the officer was posted as Dy Director and subsequently Director from Dec 2006 to Jun 2009 in Directorate of System Application (DSA), dealing with all the satellite communication aspects of the Army.

    Publications at IDSA