Akash Current Affairs, GK & News
The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited recently test fired the SAAW (Smart Anti Airfield Weapon) from Hawk aircraft successfully. SAAW was developed by Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO). SAAW is the first smart weapon fired from an Indian Hawk. About SAAW SAAW is a long-range precision guided anti-airfield weapon. The weapon is capable of engaging ground targets ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
The Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) Igniter Complex has recently inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik at High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) in Pune, Maharashtra. The purpose of the laboratory is to design & develop any kind of ignition systems for key DRDO projects. Ignition is a crucial and ..
Topics: Akash • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Guided missiles of India • High Energy Materials Research Laboratory • India • Missiles • Nag • Prithvi • Pune • Vehicle Research and Development Establishment
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has successfully conducted its first-of-its-kind exercise code-named CROSS BOW-18 from the Air Force Station at Suryalanka in Andhra Pradesh on 05th, 07th & 08th Dec 2018, both by day & night in an integrated networked environment. It’s a combined guided weapons firing of Surface-to-Air Missiles, which saw the successful firing ..
India successfully test fired 2 indigenously-developed surface-to-air ‘Akash’ missiles of Air Force version from Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha. The anti-aircraft missiles have a strike range of 25 km with potential to carry 60 kgs of warhead. More on Akash: https://www.gktoday.in/gk/akash/ https://www.gktoday.in/important-facts-akash-surface-to-air-missile/
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Akash test fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, about 15 km from Balasore in Odisha coast. Akash Surface-to-surface air missile System Indigenously-developed under Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme An anti-aircraft defence system Strike range: 25 km Warhead capacity: 60 kg Similar to the American MIM-104 Patriot surface-to-air missile system, the Akash is ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012
Topics: Akash • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Electronics and Radar Development Establishment • Guided missiles • Indian Ballistic Missile Defence Programme • Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme • MIM-104 Patriot • Missiles • Rajendra Radar • Weapons
Akash: Ingeniously made Akash surface-to-air missile system Developed by DRDO as part of the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) An all-weather, medium-range Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) system Akash is mooted as the Indian Patriot (The ‘Patriot’ is a US missile system which was used successfully used in neutralising the Iraqi Skud missiles during the Gulf ..
Topics: Akash • Bharat Dynamics Limited • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Guided missiles • Guided missiles of India • Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme • Missile • Missiles • Weapons