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Watch: India successfully tests ‘Akash Prime’ missile; destroys unmanned target
Published on Sep 27, 2021 11:10 PM IST
A new version of the Akash missile was successfully flight-tested on Monday from the integrated test range at Chandipur in Odisha. The missile -- 'Akash Prime' -- intercepted and destroyed an unmanned aerial target mimicking an enemy aircraft in its maiden flight test. The modified ground system of the existing Akash weapon system was for the flight test. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has congratulated the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Indian Army, Indian Air Force and other stakeholders on the successful trial of the Akash prime missile. Watch the full video for more details.