Anti-tank missiles: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

DRDO test fires LASER guided anti-tank missile

On September 23, 2020, the Defence Research Development Organisation test fired an indigenously developed LASER guided anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) from Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. The missile was fired from MBT Arjun tank. Highlights In these tests that were recently conducted, the ATGM defeated a target of 3 km. The test was conducted at the KK Ranges ..

Sharang Artillery Gun inducted into Indian Army

The Sharang Artillery gun would be inducted into the Indian Army on February 7, 2020, as per the recent announcement of the Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane. The 155 mm-Sharang is an upgraded version of the existing 130 mm M-46 field guns. He also announced that Sig Sauer assault rifles and Spike anti-tank missiles ..

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 ..

India launches successfully NAG missile

On August 19, India has successfully test-fired the indigenously developed helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) ‘HELINA’ from an Army helicopter ‘Rudra’ in Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The HELINA weapon system tested for its full range was released smoothly from the launch platform. The missile hit the target with high precision. The missile is ..

India test- fires Anti Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) Nag in desert conditions

India has successfully test-fired Anti Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) Nag in desert conditions against two tank targets at different ranges and timings on Feb 28, 2018. With this, the developmental trials of the missile have been completed and it is now ready for induction. The third-generation ‘fire-and-forget’ anti-tank missile ‘Nag’ has been developed by the ..