India tests missile for second time in two days
BHUBANESWAR: India on Wednesday test-fired its surface-to-air Akash (Sky) missile for the second time in two days, officials said.
Officials from the Defence Research and Development Organisation said the Akash was launched at 2:08pm from a mobile launcher and it successfully hit a target that was dropped from a military aircraft. The 650-kg Akash, which has been tested six times so far, carries a 50-kg warhead and is designed to travel 25 km. The indigenously built Akash was test fired from Chandipur-on-sea. —AFP