Successful test of ‘Aakash Prime’ missile, know how it will prove to be a game-changer for India


The strength of the Indian Army has now increased further. The updated version of the Akash surface-to-air missile ‘Akash Prime’ was successfully test-fired on Monday. The missile was successfully test-fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, Odisha. According to the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the missile tracked unmanned aerial targets mimicking the aircraft in the test and destroyed it in the air.

The missile is equipped with an indigenous RF Active RF Seeker which provides a superior accuracy to hit the target under various conditions. It was proved only after the target was hit in the air during the test that this missile will be a game-changer for India.

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Let us tell you that in July, the updated version of the Akash missile, Akash-NG i.e. Akash New Generation was successfully test-fired. Developed by the Defense Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL), Akash-NG is being produced by Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) and Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL). Akash-NG, a surface-to-air missile, can hit targets located at a distance of about 60 km. It can fly at a speed of 2.5 Mach.

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