India’s Defence Analysis and Growth Organisation (DRDO) flight examined the ultimate deliverable configuration of Man-Moveable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) on Tuesday. The missile impacted the designated goal and destroyed it. The current take a look at was to show the constant efficiency for the minimal vary. The missile efficiency has been confirmed for the utmost vary in earlier take a look at trials. The missile impacted the designated goal and destroyed it. The ultimate affect occasion was captured on digital camera and the take a look at has validated the minimal vary efficiently, the Indian protection ministry mentioned in a press release.

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has congratulated DRDO for the constant efficiency of the anti-tank missile and mentioned that this is a vital step in the direction of Atmanirbhar Bharat in superior technology-based protection system growth. Secretary Division of Defence R&D and Chairman DRDO Dr. G Satheesh Reddy congratulated the group for the superb efficiency of the missile throughout the take a look at.


Indian DRDO has Efficiently Examined Remaining Configuration of Its MPATGM

The MPATGM is an Indian third-generation fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missile derived from Nag ATGM. It’s at the moment underneath growth by the DRDO in partnership with Indian protection contractor VEM Applied sciences Personal Restricted. Indian protection startup firm Tonbo Imaging with Bharat Dynamics is growing a light-weight imaging infrared seeker with out a cryogenic compressor for MPATGM that makes use of a real-time synthetic intelligence-based picture processing unit to assist the missile reorient itself. The MPATGM will probably be manufactured by Bharat Dynamics Restricted at a facility positioned in Bhanoor, Telangana. This facility was inaugurated on September 29, 2018.

The MPATGM is a low-weight, lengthy cylindrical missile with a gaggle of 4 fins round its mid-section. It’s fitted with high-explosive anti-tank (HEAT) warhead.[6] The missile has a size of about 1,300 mm and a diameter of about 120 mm with an aluminum and carbon fiber launch tube and a collapsible tripod to save lots of on weight. It weighs 14.5 kg, with its command launch unit (CLU) weighing 14.25 kg which mixes a laser designator with digital all-weather sight. It may possibly cowl a minimal vary of 200 to 300 m and a most vary of 4 km. The MPATGM is provided with a complicated imaging infrared (IIR) sensor and built-in avionics. The missile has high assault functionality. It reportedly shares many similarities with techniques comparable to FGM-148 Javelin, and Spike (ATGM).