Laser guided Anti Tank Guided Missile successfully test-fired

Ahmednagar, September 23, 2020: A Laser Guided Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) was successfully test fired from an MBT Arjun Tank at KK Ranges, Armoured Corps Centre and School (ACC&S) Ahmednagar on September 22, 2020.
In these tests, the ATGM successfully defeated a target located at 3 km.
Laser guided ATGMs lock and track the targets with the help of laser designation to ensure precision hit accuracy.
The missile employs a tandem HEAT warhead to defeat Explosive Reactive Armour (ERA) protected armoured vehicles.
It has been developed with multiple-platform launch capability and is currently undergoing technical evaluation trials from the gun of the MBT Arjun.
Armament Research & Development Establishment (ARDE) Pune, in association with High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) Pune, and Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE) Dehradun have developed this advanced missile.
Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh congratulated DRDO for the successful test firing of the Laser Guided Anti Tank Guided Missile from the MBT Arjun at KK Ranges.
Secretary DDR&D & Chairman DRDO congratulated DRDO personnel and industry on the successful test firing.

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