New Delhi, Dec 30: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the export of the Akash Missile System. A committee for faster approvals has been created, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said.
Singh also said that under Atma Nirbhar Bharat, India is growing in its capabilities of manufacturing wide variety of defence platforms and missiles.
Akash is country’s important missile with over 96 percent indigenisation. Akash is a Surface to Air Missile with a range of 25 Kms. The export version of Akash will be different from system currently deployed with Indian Armed Forces, Singh also said.
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