Successful launch of Akash Prime, the new version of Akash missile

Pankaj Prasad
27/09/2021 23:05 IST
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Akash missile intercepted and destroyed an unmanned aerial target during the test.

Akash Prime, the new version of the Akash missile, was successfully launched.It was successfully launched from the Chandipur launch site in Odisha.This information was given by DRDO.


The missile intercepted and destroyed an unmanned aerial target during the test.This missile is effective in defeating the enemies.It is a surface-to-air missile.

It was informed by DRDO that this test was done at 4.30 pm.An official said that Aakash Prime has indigenous technology to detect RF for accuracy.Due to other improvements, it can perform reliably in low-temperature environments at high altitudes.


Defense Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Indian Army, Indian Air Force and other stakeholders for the successful test-fire of 'Akash Prime'.He said that the successful test proves that DRDO is capable of developing a world-class missile system.

DRDO Chairman G Satheesh Reddy also congratulated the team that tested the missile.He said that the Akash Prime system will further boost the morale of the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force.

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