QNu Labs Collaborates with Indian Navy for Quantum Encryption Systems, Signs Procurement and Deployment Deal

QNu Labs offers a suite of quantum secure products and solutions, specialising in the development and delivery of Quantum Key Distribution (QKD), Trusted Nodes (TNs), and Quantum Random Number Generator (QRNG) systems, which leverage the advantages of quantum and post-quantum cryptography

Defence Industry

Bengaluru: Bengaluru-based QNu Labs has signed a procurement deal with the Indian Navy. This collaboration signifies a major milestone, positioning the Indian Navy as the first agency in the country to procure large-scale quantum-based encryption systems.

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The Indian Navy is taking proactive measures to enhance its data and communication security with the procurement of Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) based Hub & Spoke (H&S) systems. The procurement order for the procurement and deployment of Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) based systems was signed by Cmde Rishi Mohan PD(NS)/IHQ on May 16, 2023.

This collaboration demonstrates the Indian Navy’s commitment to staying ahead of evolving security challenges, and for this purpose it has chosen QNu Labs as the partner of choice for delivering and integrating these state-of-the-art systems.

The procurement of QKD-based Hub & Spoke systems is a strategic move that underscores the Indian Navy’s determination to stay at the forefront of emerging security technologies. This program will not only secure communication networks against potential threats but also positions the Indian Navy as a pioneer in the field of quantum secure communication within the country.

“We are deeply grateful to the Indian Navy for their trust in QNu Labs, a testament to their foresight in recognising the crucial role of quantum security in today’s ever-evolving digital world. This landmark partnership showcases the potential of home grown deep-tech startups like QNu Labs to be pivotal contributors to such national endeavours. As we stand on the cusp of a quantum revolution, QNu Labs is dedicated to driving innovation, partnering with key stakeholders, and ensuring the security and integrity of India’s communication infrastructure. This deal serves as a beacon of India’s significant strides in quantum technology, setting a new benchmark for other sectors to follow in harnessing this cutting-edge technology,” said Sunil Gupta, CEO, QNu Labs after the procurement deal signing.

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QNu Labs, is the only company in India offering a full suite of quantum secure products and solutions, specializes in the development and delivery of Quantum Key Distribution (QKD), Trusted Nodes (TNs), and Quantum Random Number Generator (QRNG) systems. The company holds multiple patents and provides hardware and software-based products that leverage the advantages of quantum and post-quantum cryptography. These solutions enable organisations to achieve quantum secure access to applications and secure, workloads in the cloud.