Question: Which of the following research centre has developed the AKASH MK 1S missile which was successfully test fired on 27th May, 2019?
- Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully test fired AKASH-MK-1S missile from ITR, Chandipur, Odhisa on 25th and 27th May, 2019.
- Akash-MK-1S is an upgrade of existing AKASH missile with indigenous Seeker. Akash-MK-1S is a surface to air missile which can neutralize advanced aerial targets.
- The Akash weapon system has combination of both command guidance and active terminal seeker guidance.
- Seeker and guidance performance have been consistently established in both the missions. All the mission objectives have been met.