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India successfully test-fires new-generation Akash missile

India on Monday successfully test-fired the new-generation Akash missile from an integrated test range off the Odisha coast, an official statement said.

 

The surface-to-air missile was launched from Chandipur ITR in the afternoon, it said.

The Akash-NG (new-generation) missile will be used by the Indian Air Force to intercept high-manoeuvring low radar cross-section aerial threats, it said.

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