Kurnool: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight-tested indigenously-developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) system from the ranges of Kurnool on Wednesday.
It is a low weight, fire-and-forget Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM).
According to a press release, the missile was launched from a man-portable tripod launcher, while the target was mimicking a functional tank. The missile hit the target in top attack mode and destroyed it with precision. All the mission objectives were met, the press release added.
This is the third successful test firing of the missile system which is being developed for Indian Army’s need for 3rd generation ATGMs.