After a long wait of 32 years, the akash missile system has been inducted into the INDIAN ARMY.
the system is a proven formidable shield against possible aerial threats from enemy’s fighter planes, helicopters, drones and unmanned aerial vehicles upto a maximum range of 25km and upto an altitude of 20km.
akash missile system is a surface to air ranged defence system developed by DRDO. DRDO has been working on it since 1983. the system is capable of simultaneously engaging multiple threats and is capable of providing comprehensive short range missile cover to the vulnerable assets in the feild force to the army.
it has boosted the capability of Indian army air defence regiment.the DRDO is planning to induct more of these systems to increase the capability of defence.