Akash: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

DRDO Igniter Complex came up in High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL)

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 ..

Indian Air Force conducts its first-ever exercise ‘CROSS BOW-18’

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 fires Air Force version of ‘Akash’ missile

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/

Akash missile test fired successfully

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 ..

Important Facts: Akash Surface to Air Missile

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 ..