New Generation AKASH Missile Tested Successfully

  • Conducted by Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO).
  • New Generation AKASH (AKASH-NG) missile.
  • From the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Odisha.
  • The flight-test was conducted against a high-speed unmanned aerial target at a very low altitude.
  • The target was successfully intercepted by the weapon system and destroyed.
  • Weapon system with indigenously developed Radio Frequency Seeker, Launcher, Multi-Function Radar and Command, Control & Communication system.
  • Data was captured by several Radars, Telemetry and Electro-Optical Tracking Systems.
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