Indian Missile vehicles and weapon systems of India
 
 
 
 

Akash medium-range surface-to-air defense missile system SAM
 
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The Akash is a medium-range surface-to-air defense missile (SAM) system designed and maunfuactured by India's state-owned Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The development of Akash missile system was started in 1983 with a first production in 2002. The first trial firings occurred in 1990 with the tenth stated test in September 1998.