Defence Minister Parrikar hands over indigenous Akash missile to Air Force

Updated: Jul 13, 2015, 09:04 IST
Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar handed over indigenously developed surfacetoair Akash missile system to air force at a base in Gwalior. The missile has a speed three times faster than that of sound. It carries a 55 kilograms warhead and can hit eight targets at a time within 25 kilometres.