The characteristics of the Indian Akash air defense system are as follows:
the missile complex is capable of hitting a target at a distance from 3-x to 27 km;
the minimum height of the target destruction - 1,4 km;
The maximum height of the target's hit is 18 km
maximum speed of the target being hit - 700 m / s;
rocket mass - 0,7 t.
The complex uses a modernized radar system "Rajendra" ("Rajendra"), exciting and accompanying aerial targets at a distance of 60 km. The station is able to work in the conditions of the enemy's strong interference, providing guidance for 12 missiles.
Tests of the Akash air-defense missile system were conducted in India in recent years, and after a series of improvements, Indian-made anti-aircraft missile systems were commissioned by the Indian army.