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July 26, 2021

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DRDO successfully test-fires new generation Akash surface-to-air missile

DRDO efficiently test-fires new era Akash surface-to-air missile | Information

New Delhi: A brand new era of Akash surface-to-air missile was efficiently flight-tested by the DRDO from an built-in check vary off the Odisha coast in a lift to India’s air defence capabilities.
The Defence Ministry mentioned the missile was test-fired at round 12:45 PM from a land-based platform and that the “flawless efficiency” of its weapons system was confirmed by the whole flight information.
“As soon as deployed, the Akash-NG weapon system will show to be a pressure multiplier for the air defence functionality of the Indian Air Power,” the Defence Ministry mentioned in an announcement.
 
DRDO has efficiently flight examined the New Era Akash Missile (Akash-NG) a Floor to Air Missile from Built-in Check Vary (ITR) off the coast of Odisha immediately twenty first July 2021. The flawless efficiency of all the weapon system has been confirmed by full flight information. pic.twitter.com/LldOF8aqGT
— DRDO (@DRDO_India) July 21, 2021
 
It’s learnt that the brand new variant of the Akash missile (Akash-NG) has a barely higher vary in comparison with the unique model that may strike targets at a distance of round 25 km.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the DRDO, the Indian Air Power and manufacturing businesses Bharat Electronics Restricted (BEL) and Bharat Dynamics Restricted (BDL) for the profitable test-firing of the missile.
Individually, the Defence Analysis and Improvement Organisation (DRDO) additionally efficiently flight-tested an indigenously developed low weight man-portable anti-tank guided missile, paving the way in which for its manufacturing for the Military.
The missile is being developed to strengthen the fight capabilities of the Indian Military. The ministry mentioned the Aakash-NG missile was flight-tested at round 12:45 PM from a land-based platform.
“The Defence Analysis and Improvement Organisation (DRDO) efficiently flight-tested the brand new era Akash Missile from the Built-in Check Vary (ITR) off the coast of Odisha on July 21,” it mentioned.
“The flight trial was performed at round 12:45 PM from a land-based platform with all weapon system parts equivalent to multifunction radar, command, management and communication system and launcher taking part within the deployment configuration,” it added in an announcement.
The Akash missile system has been developed by the DRDO’s laboratory in Hyderabad in collaboration with different wings of the premier defence analysis organisation. With a view to seize flight information, ITR deployed a variety of monitoring mechanisms equivalent to electro-optical monitoring methods, radar and telemetry.
“The flawless efficiency of all the weapon system has been confirmed by full flight information captured by these methods. Through the check, the missile demonstrated excessive manoeuvrability required for neutralising quick and agile aerial threats,” the Ministry mentioned.
DRDO Chairman G Satheesh Reddy applauded the efforts of the staff that was concerned within the test-firing of the missile. In December final 12 months, the federal government authorized the export of the Akash missile system and arrange a high-level committee to authorise sale of main platforms to numerous nations.
A committee comprising Defence Minister Singh, Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Nationwide Safety Advisor Ajit Doval was set as much as authorise exports of main indigenous platforms.
In regards to the man-portable missile, the defence ministry described the profitable trial as a serious enhance for the federal government’s ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ (self-reliant India) marketing campaign.
“In a serious enhance in the direction of ‘Aatmamirbhar Bharat’ and strengthening of Indian Military, the DRDO efficiently flight-tested indigenously developed low weight, hearth and overlook Man-Moveable Antitank Guided Missile (MPATGM) on July 21,” the ministry mentioned.
It mentioned the missile was launched from a man-portable launcher built-in with a thermal website and the goal was mimicking a tank.”The missile hit the goal in direct assault mode and destroyed it with precision. The check has validated the minimal vary efficiently. All of the mission goals have been met,” the ministry mentioned in an announcement.
It mentioned that the missile has already been efficiently flight-tested for the utmost vary.
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