Akash missile successfully test fired at Chandipuri in Odisha
India has test fired its indigenously-built surface-to-air Akash missile from complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha. It was as part of a user trial mission. A total of three rounds of test were carried out by Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel aiming at para-barrel targets.
About Akash Missile
The Akash (sky) is a mid-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) system.
It is developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) of India under the integrated guided-missile development programme (IGMDP).