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Akash Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) System

Developer

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

Operators

Indian Air Force and Indian Army

Start of Development

1983

First Production

September 2012

Length

5.78m

Diameter

0.35m

Weight

720kg

Propulsion

Ramjet-rocket propulsion

Maximum Speed

Mach 2.8 to 3.5

Maximum Range

30 to 35km
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