More than three decades after the project was initiated, Army on Tuesday inducted the indigenously- developed supersonic surface-to-air missile Akash, capable of targeting enemy helicopters, aircraft and UAVs from a range of 25 kms.
India on Tuesday successfully conducted trials of its indigenously developed surface-to-air `Akash` missile, which has a strike range of 25 kms, as part of a user trial by the Air Force from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur.
India on Saturday successfully conducted two rounds of trials of its indigenously developed surface-to-air Akash missile as part of a user trial by the air force from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near Balasore in Odisha.
For the third time in a span of five days, India successfully test-fired the indigenously developed surface-to-air missile Akash missile system from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha on Wednesday.
The CBI has arrested three
persons including two former directors of SAMEER, a
central government undertaking, in connection with alleged
"criminal irregularities" in supply of modem to India`s Akash
The Cabinet Committee on
Security (CCS) on Thursday is understood to have discussed the
induction of the indigenously-produced and developed Akash
surface to air missile defence system into the Indian Army.
The Defence Ministry has decided
to procure six more squadrons of Akash-medium range
surface-to-air missiles from public sector unit Bharat
Electronics Limited, Defence Minister A K Antony said on Tuesday.