Friday, August 6, 2021

DRDO successfully flight-tests New Generation Akash Missile

Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO today successfully flight-tested the New Generation Akash Missile, a surface-to-air Missile from Integrated Test Range off the coast of Odisha. The flight trial was conducted from a land-based platform with all weapon system elements such as Multifunction Radar, Command, Control and Communication System and launcher participating in deployment configuration.

 

The missile system has been developed by Defence Research and Development Laboratory, Hyderabad in collaboration with other DRDO laboratories. During the test, the missile demonstrated high manoeuvrability required for neutralising fast and agile aerial threats. Defence Ministry said, the  New Generation Akash Missile will prove to be a force multiplier for the air defence capability of the Indian Air Force.

 

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has congratulated DRDO, Indian Air Force and the Industry for the successful test.

 

 

- Advertisement -
Latest news

Eight session of 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly adjourned sine die

Speaker Sharingain Longkumer today adjourned the eight session of 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly sine die after completing all the list of business. During the two...

118 new Covid-19 cases reported in Nagaland

Nagaland today reported another 118 new Covid-19 cases increasing the tally to 28,335. Total Covid recovery in the state has gone up to 25,603...

Maharashtra reports 6,695 news cases of Coronavirus infections

Maharashtra today reported 6,695 news cases of Coronavirus infections, taking the total number to 63,36,220. According to the state’s public health department, 7,120 patients were...

OIC has no locus standi in matters relating to J&K which is an integral part of India: MEA

India has categorically rejected the reference to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir issued by the General Secretariat of Organization of Islamic Cooperation,OIC...
Related news

Eight session of 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly adjourned sine die

Speaker Sharingain Longkumer today adjourned the eight session of 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly sine die after completing all the list of business. During the two...

118 new Covid-19 cases reported in Nagaland

Nagaland today reported another 118 new Covid-19 cases increasing the tally to 28,335. Total Covid recovery in the state has gone up to 25,603...

Maharashtra reports 6,695 news cases of Coronavirus infections

Maharashtra today reported 6,695 news cases of Coronavirus infections, taking the total number to 63,36,220. According to the state’s public health department, 7,120 patients were...

OIC has no locus standi in matters relating to J&K which is an integral part of India: MEA

India has categorically rejected the reference to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir issued by the General Secretariat of Organization of Islamic Cooperation,OIC...