Akash Missile launched successfully

Air Missile AKASH with indigenous radio frequency seeker against target Banshee, has been successfully launched from the Launch Complex-III at ITR Chandipur.

The launch operations were witnessed by Director General  DRDO and Scientific Adviser to Raksha Mantri Dr. G Satheesh Reddy; Director DRDL, Shri MSR Prasad;  Program Director, Shri G Chandra Mouli;  Director ITR, Dr. BK Das  and other top DRDO scientists.

This is the first Surface to Air Missile with indigenous seeker that has been test fired. With this success, India has achieved the capability of making any type of Surface to Air Missile.