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DRDO successfully tests indigenously developed anti-tank guided missile

The missile was launched from a man-portable launcher integrated with thermal site and the target was mimicking a tank

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The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Wednesday successfully flight-tested an indigenously developed low weight man-portable anti-tank guided missile, paving way for its production for the Army.

The defence ministry described the successful trial of the missile as a major boost for the government's 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' (self-reliant India) campaign.

The missile is being developed to strengthen the combat capabilities of the Indian Army.

"In a major boost towards 'Aatmamirbhar Bharat' and strengthening of Indian Army, the DRDO successfully flight-tested indigenously developed low weight, fire and forget Man-Portable Antitank Guided Missile (MPATGM) on July 21," the ministry said in a statement.

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First Published: Jul 21 2021 | 5:03 PM IST

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