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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 5 May 2015
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: Akash Mk1S
Origin: India
Corporations: Bharat Dynamics Limited
Parent System: Akash
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 5 May 2015
Total Production: ?
Family Members: Akash Prime
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Description: The Akash is a medium-range, surface-to-air missile (SAM) manufactured by Bharat Dynamics Limited and capable of engaging fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) and cruise missiles. It features a maximum range of 27 kilometers carrying a 60 kg warhead, a semi-active radar seeker and a top speed of Mach 3.5 with a load factor of 20gs. Mounted on ramps is the primary weapon for the Akash air defense system. India may develop an enhanced version featuring an extended range of up to 60 km and a dual mode radar/infrared seeker. The enhanced Akash SAM may be intended to counter ballistic missiles. In addition, a vertical-launch navalized version of the Akash may be fielded by the Indian Navy. The production model Akash missile has a maximum range of 25 km, can reach an altitude of 18 km and a top speed of Mach 2.5 as of March 2012. The production Akash missile features all-the-way powered flight till target interception with digitally-coded command guidance and fully automatic operation like the US Patriot missile system. The Akash Mk1S is a variant equipped with an indigenous seeker and introduced in 2019.

Akash Applications

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Akash Specifications

Max Maneuvering Load Factor: 20 g
Max Range: 25,000 meter (13.5 nautical mile)
Target's Max Altitude: 18,000 meter (9.72 nautical mile)
Top Speed: 2.50 mach (2,989 kph)
Warhead: 55 kilogram (121 pound)
Weight: 720 kilogram (1,587 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
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Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
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Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

Akash News

There are 16 news between
21 Dec 2007 and 27 May 2019
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Monday, May 27, 2019India Successfully Test Fires Akash Mk1S Surface-to-Air Missile
Monday, March 5, 2018India to Boost Development of Tejas Variants
Tuesday, December 5, 2017Indian Army Akash Missile System Successfully Tested
Saturday, December 2, 2017India Kicks Off Production of Six Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarines
Saturday, July 29, 2017India's Akash Surface-to-Air Missile System Fails Short of Expectations
Monday, July 3, 2017India Successfully Test-Fires Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile
Monday, June 5, 2017India Test-Fires New Domestic Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile
Tuesday, May 30, 2017Indian Army Places Massive Order for Akash Surface-to-Air Missiles
Thursday, January 26, 2017India to Buy 200 Missiles for Russian SA-6 Air Defence Systems
Monday, January 9, 2017India to Sell Akash Air Defense Missile Systems to Vietnam

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