06 August, 2022
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ANTI TANK GUIDED MISSILE (ATGM)
Recently, the Main Battle Tank (MBT) Arjun successfully test-fired locally manufactured Laser-Guided Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM).
The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has successfully tested laser-guided anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM) that were built indigenously.
India's current situation is:
Technical evaluation tests using the 120 mm rifled cannon of the MBT Arjun are now being conducted on it.
Through the trial, the ATGM's capacity to engage targets at any range has been demonstrated.
The all-indigenous Laser Guided ATGM employs a tandem High Explosive Anti-Tank (HEAT) warhead to defeat the Explosive Reactive Armour (ERA) protected armored vehicles.
The ATGM has been developed with multi-platform launch capability and is currently undergoing technical evaluation trials from the 120 mm rifled gun of MBT Arjun.
Other anti-tank missiles:
HELINA (Helicopter-based NAG)
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