The Context of Technology

  • Ajey LeleEmail author
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 132)


The call for recognizing that technologies could revolutionize the defence architecture of nation states assumes a significant burden of proof. Such assumption is important because assumptions are the foci for any theory. It is important to undertake an investigation at a conceptual stage to recognize the role of technology in human development. This essentially because technology has single-handed brought the major change in human life. During last few centuries, it has been observed that various technologies have initially got developed as a part of military projects. Hence, the ‘investigation’ of a technology development and its growth as such could also lead towards establishing and examining the role of technologies in the military domain. The aim of this chapter is to develop a perspective that examines technological development through a theoretical construct and reiterates its significance in terms of strengthening defence architecture.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Defence Studies and AnalysesNew DelhiIndia

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