It is a short-range surface-to-air missile system to protect vulnerable areas and vulnerable points from air attacks. AKASH Weapon System can simultaneously engage multiple targets in Group Mode or Autonomous Mode. The entire weapon system has been configured on mobile platforms.
7. David’s Sling/Magic Wand
David’s Sling was co-developed by American defense contractor Raytheon, and Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. It has a steering system of asymmetric kill vehicles with super maneuverability. It is designed to defend against short-range and theater ballistic missiles, large-caliber rockets, and cruise missiles.
8. Aster 30 SAMP/T
Aster 30 SAMP is the 21st century’s main, mobile anti-aircraft defense system weapon for threat protection. The system was developed by Eurosam, jointly owned by MBDA Missile Systems and Thales. The missile is used by various Army, Air Force, and Naval Air Force, including the French Army, the Italian Army, and the Republic of Singapore.
9. THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense)
The THAAD system, also known as Terminal High Altitude Area Defense is an American Anti-ballistic missile defense system. It is an easily transportable defensive weapon system to protect against hostile incoming threats. THAAD system maintained a success rate of 100% over its last 16 intercept tests since the beginning of production.
10. MIM-104 Patriot
MIM-104 is a surface-to-air missile system which works in all altitude, and all-weather to counter tactile ballistic missiles, Scud missiles, and advanced aircraft. It is designed by Raytheon, Hughes, and RCA. It is used by United States Army and several allied nations.
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