After Sukhois, India deploys Akash missiles in Northeast to tackle China threat

Amid growing apprehensions about China`s `real` intentions, India has started deploying squadrons of surface-to-air Akash missiles in the Northeast.

Two Akash missiles test-fired in Odisha, 1 success

For the third time in five days, India test-fired two surface-to-air anti-aircraft `Akash` missiles from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur.

Air Force version of `Akash` missiles test fired

Defence experts have often compared Akash missile system with the American MIM-104 Patriot surface-to-air missile system.

India eyes producing more Akash missiles

The missile system has a range of 25 km and it can go up to an altitude of 18 km.