Akash missile will protect IAF bases

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  1. Kunal Biswas

    Kunal Biswas Member of the Year 2011 Moderator

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    Source : Broadsword: Successful test of Akash missile, will protect IAF bases
    Source : Livefist: IAF Variant Of India's Akash SAM Testfired
     
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    :hmm:

    If i am not wrong the previous test was of Army version...
    How come the the IAF version is doing fine while Army version reportedly failed the test ?
     
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    How many missiles are in 1 squadron?
     
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    It was just a glitch which was apparently fixed later.
     
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    Air force version

    1 launcher = 3 missile
    4 launchers = 1 battery
    2 battery= 1 squadron.

    There fore 24 missile on launchers, and several reloads.

    Which will run to 100-150 per sqdn. ( have to check though)
     
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    So it's 24*8=192?
     
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    Akash (missile) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    Picture of Akash moving towards range, Here it is :) >>

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