DRDO Successfully Flight-Tested Man Portable Anti Tank Guided Missile

DRDO Successfully Flight-Tested Man Portable Anti Tank Guided Missile

Recently “Man Portable Anti Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM)” has been successfully test-fired by Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO).

This guided missile, named Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile, has been developed indigenously by India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO),

Key Points:

  • The missile is launched by a man-portable launcher integrated with Thermal Sight, in which the missile successfully destroyed the target with impressive accuracy in Direct Attack Mode.
  • DRDO issued a statement saying that the objectives of the mission being investigated have been successfully completed. Both the maximum and minimum range of this missile has been successfully test fired.

Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM)

  • This type of missile is equipped with state-of-the-art infrared measuring seeker and advanced avionics.
  • This man-portable missile is launched using a tripod which is designed with a maximum range of five km with a weight of less than fifteen kilograms.
  • Further Guided Flight Tests are being planned.

Source – The Hindu

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