DRDO test-fires Laser-Guided ATGM
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The Defence Research and Development Organisation successfully test-fired the indigenously developed Laser-Guided Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM).
- The Anti Tank Guided Missile is capable of firing a tandem HEAT warhead to defeat Explosive Reactive Armour protected armoured vehicles in ranges from 1.5 to 5 kilometres.
- The missile has been developed with multiple-platform launch capability and is currently undergoing technical evaluation trials from 120 mm rifled gun of MBT Arjun.
- It has been developed by the Armament Research and Development Establishment, Pune in association with High Energy Materials Research Laboratory, Pune and Instruments Research and Development Establishment, Dehradun.