Tata And L&T deliver 100th missile launcher for IAF’s Akash project

Tata Advanced Systems Limited and Larsen and Toubro on Tuesday jointly delivered the 100th Akash Missile Launcher for the Indian Air Force, developed with the Defence Research and Development Organisation.

The successful delivery of the 100th Akash Air Force Launcher is a major milestone for Tata Advanced Systems, and, the Indian defence manufacturing sector. It marks the successful establishment of serial production after completing product development.

The repeat order of Akash Air Force Launcher being executed shows the user’s continued satisfaction and confidence in the operational performance of the indigenously developed and produced Akash Air Force Launcher system.

The Akash Air Force Launcher is a multi technology weapon launch platform for air defence missiles, jointly developed under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme of the DRDO by Tata Advanced Systems and L&T and produced collaboratively.

It comprises a self powered and fully automated electro mechanical launching system mounted on a trailer and towed by a prime mover. It is a fully ruggedized, all weather, day and night system capable of operating in harsh environmental and terrain conditions.

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