India’s indigenously developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) was successfully flight tested for the second time from the Ahmednagar range over the weekend.
It was the second MPATGM test, the DRDO said, adding that the first was tested on Saturday.
"The two flight-tests were for different ranges, including maximum range capability," a Defence Ministry statement said. "All the mission objectives have been met."
The MPATGM is a third-generation anti-tank guided missile (ATGM), which has been under development by DRDO in partnership with Indian defense contractor VEM Technologies Ltd. since 2015. Fitted with a high-explosive anti-tank (HEAT) warhead, the MPATGM reportedly boasts a top attack capability and has a maximum engagement range of about 2.5 kilometers.
Indias Arjun main battle tank will reportedly receive the first prototypes of the hull and turret by the manufacturer Reliance Infra, six months ahead of schedule, according to The Hindu report. “We are ready to deliver the hull and turret for the Arjun Mark II MBT six months ahead of schedule,” a Reliance spokesperson told
Indias Light Combat Aircraft, Tejas, has successfully completed mid-air refueling engagement today by transferring 1900 Kgs fuel from an Indian Air Force (IAF) IL78 mid-air refueling tanker. The refueling was carried out at an altitude of 20000 ft
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The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the successful launch of the interceptor missile Advanced Area Defence (AAD) on Thursday from Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. Defence sources told Indian Express that the endo-atmospheric missile, capable of intercepting incoming targets at an altitude of 15 to 25 kilometres, successfully destroyed an incoming ballistic missile over the Bay of Bengal
India successfully test-fired an interceptor missile off the coast in its eastern sate of Odisha, officials said Monday. The missile test was carried out Sunday night from Abdul Kalam Island of the integrated test range (ITR)
Christian Michel, a British national alleged to be a middleman in Indias $500 million AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal has gone missing hours after a Dubai court ordered for his extradition Tuesday. “He (Christian) could not be found since the court ordered his extradition,” Christian Michels lawyer, Amal Alsubei was quoted as saying by NDTV Wednesday
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