About Us Export of Akash Missile System

The Cabinet has approved export of Akash Missile System. The approval enables Indian manufacturers to participate in RFI/RFP issued by various countries. So far, Indian defence exports included parts/components etc. The export of big platforms was minimal. This initiative of the Cabinet would help the country to improve its defence products and make them globally competitive. The export version of Akash will be different from System currently deployed with Indian Armed Forces. Government of India intends to focus on exporting high value defence platforms, to achieve target of USD 5 billion of defence export and improve strategic relations with friendly foreign countries.

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