Major boost to Make in India as DRDO successfully tests home-grown Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile - Times NowSource: Zoom
New Delhi: In a major boost to Atmanirbhar Bharat and in strengthening the capabilities of the Indian Army, the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), on Wednesday, successfully flight tested indigenously developed low weight, fire and forget Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM).The missile was launched from a man-portable launcher integrated with a thermal site and the target was mimicking a tank. The missile hit the target in direct attack mode and destroyed it with precision. The test has validated the minimum range successfully, the DRDO said."All the mission objectives were met. The missile has already been successfully flight-tested for the maximum range. The missile is incorporated with state-of-the-art Miniaturized Infrared Imaging Seeker along with advanced avionics," the country's primary defence research agency said.