Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Sara Akash

Photo 1: Group Captain SK Verma and Brigadier B Chakravarty inspecting the Akash surface-to-air missile tracked mobile launcher

Photos 2: the Rajendra battery level phased array radar that guides Akash. The radar tracks to 60-km with a range resolution ±30m and the ability to track 20 targets and engage 4 simultaneously. It provides the guidance to 12 missiles against four targets.

Photo 3: The Akash Battery Control Centre (BCC). This is the command and control centre of the Akash. Contains ruggedised computers for radar data processing, weapon control functions and air defence functions. Contains ruggedised radar and missile control stations, raster scan display. Can control upto four missile launchers.

Photo 4: The Akash telemetry truck.

Photo 5: Scientists and technicians explain parts of the launcher to Group Captain SK Verma and Brigadier B Chakravarty at ITR

5 comments:

M said...

Excellent !!! Way to go Shiv !

Anonymous said...

You kept your promise. Thanks for sharing.

Shiv Aroor said...

there's more. should i just post the rest?

Anonymous said...

Please do by all means. This baby is getting operational in our Air Force. Has a huge psy-Ops effect on our "friendly" neighbors. C'mon get your Block 52 F-16s Rajendra is gonna lock you if you just happen to venture this side

Bobs said...

the launcher in pic 5 seems to be a new product(?)....also the missile on it appears to be comparitively longer...