A- A A+
Last Updated : Sep 20 2019 10:09PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Many pressing challenges before international community require stronger global commitment: PM            PM Modi embarks on seven-day US visit tonight            Govt cuts corporate tax rate for domestic investors            World Wrestling C'ships: Bajrang Punia wins bronze medal            Boxing: Amit Panghal becomes first Indian to enter World Men's C'ship finals           

National News

Sep 12, 2019
1:25PM

DRDO successfully test fires indigenously developed MPATGM missile

@DefenceMinIndia
In a major boost for the Indian Army, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully flight tested indigenously developed a low weight, fire and forget Man Portable Antitank Guided Missile (MPATGM). The missile was launched from a man portable Tripod launcher in the ranges of Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh yesterday. The target was mimicking a functional tank.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has congratulated DRDO for the successful test. A Defence Ministry release said the missile hit the target in top attack mode and destroyed it with precision. All the mission objectives were met.

This is the third series of successful testing of MPATGM. The missile is incorporated with state-of-the-art Infrared Imaging Seeker along with advanced avionics. The test paves the way for the Army to have developed 3rd generation man portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile indigenously.

   Related News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 20 (Sep) Midday News 20 (Sep) News at Nine 20 (Sep) Hourly 20 (Sep) (2000hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 20 (Sep) दोपहर समाचार 20 (Sep) समाचार संध्या 20 (Sep) प्रति घंटा समाचार 20 (Sep) (2200hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 20 (Sep) Khabrein(Day) 20 (Sep) Khabrein(Eve) 20 (Sep)
Aaj Savere 20 (Sep) Parikrama 20 (Sep)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 20 (Sep) Samayki 20 (Sep) Sports Scan 20 (Sep) Spotlight/News Analysis 20 (Sep) Samachar Darshan 20 (Sep) Radio Newsreel 19 (Sep)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 19 (Sep) Surkhiyon Mein 19 (Sep) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 18 (Sep) Vaad-Samvaad 3 (Sep) Money Talk 3 (Sep) Current Affairs 20 (Sep)