Photo 1: A rare photograph of the entire Akash system, including sensors, launchers, auto-loaders, support elements and control centres in one frame.
Photo 2: Start-up tests of the Akash missile battery.
Photo 3: The damn thing better work, God, the IAF is here with us.
Photo 4: And there they are, the Akash's first user testers from the IAF.
Photo 5: Akash batteries on the ready, telemetry systems check.
Photo 6: A short break before launch. This one is Battery 2.
Photo 7: DRDO chief controller (R&D-SI) Dr Prahlada briefing scientists and users from the Army and IAF.
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