Anti-tank guided missile Current Affairs, GK & News

DRDO: Test fire of indigenously developed laser-guided ATGMs

On June 4, 2022, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Army successfully test-fired the Indigenously developed Laser-Guided Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM). Missiles were test-fired from Main Battle Tank (MBT) Arjun, at KK Ranges in Maharashtra. Highlights: ATGMs precisely and successfully hit the target and destroyed them at two different ranges. Satisfactory flight performance ..

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‘HELINA’ Anti-Tank Guided Missile

Helina, the Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) which is the Nag missile’s helicopter-launched version was again tested on 12th April 2022. The testing was conducted in the country’s northern high-altitude mountain regions after it was successfully tested on 11th April 2022 in Pokhran’s desert region. Overview: The test was conducted as part of the ongoing user ..

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Konkurs-M Anti-Tank Guided Missiles

On February 3, 2022, Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) and Indian Army signed a contract worth Rs 3,131.82 crore to manufacture and supply Konkurs-M anti-tank guided missiles. Key Facts This contract will be executed in three years. Order book position of BDL stands at Rs 11,400 crore, including Konkurs-M contract. Who is manufacturing Konkurs-M? The Konkurs-M ..

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Indian Army inducts Spike (ATGM) along LoC

Indian army to bolster the defense has inducted the Spike, a 3rd generation Israeli fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missile(ATGM) along the Line of Control(LoC) in the northern command theater of Jammu and Kashmir. Designed and developed by Rafael Advanced Defence Systems, Spike with an operational range of up to 4 kilometers, can be operated as a ..

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DRDO successfully tests Man Portable Antitank Guided Missile

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully flight-tested a Man-Portable Antitank Guided Missile (MPATGM). Test Fire of MPATGM It was successfully tested in the ranges of Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh. The MPATGM was launched from a man-portable tripod launcher and the target was mimicking a functional tank. The MPATGM successfully hit the target ..

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Indian Army successfully conducts Summer User Trials of Nag Missile

Indian Army has successfully conducted summer user trials of NAG, 3rd Generation Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM). The test was carried out at Pokhran Field Firing Ranges in Rajasthan. Trials were conducted by user team from Indian Army as per user defined trial directive in presence of senior officials of the Army and DRDO. Key Highlights ..

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