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DRDO successfully tests Akash-1S surface-to-air missile defence system

This Is A New Version Of The Missile Fitted With An Indigenous Seeker.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 27 May 2019, 07:36:56 PM
DRDO successfully tests Akash-1S surface-to-air missile defence system

New Delhi:

The DRDO on Monday successfully test fired the Akash-1S surface-to-air-defence missile system. This was the second successful test of the missile in last two days. This is a new version of the missile fitted with an indigenous seeker.

on Friday, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test fired an indigenously-developed 500 kg class guided bomb from a Sukhoi combat jet at Pokhran in Rajasthan. The defence ministry said the guided bomb achieved the desired range and hit the target with high precision.

The ministry said all the mission objectives have been met during the test firing of the bomb, adding it is capable of carrying different warheads.

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First Published : 27 May 2019, 07:28:53 PM