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DefExpo 2020: Indian missiles abound but are yet to be fielded

10th February 2020 - 10:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Lucknow

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Indian state-owned entities displayed a number of missiles at DefExpo 2020 in Lucknow, including a couple for the first time, indicating practical progress on several fronts.

One new missile shown in model form by Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) was the Amogha-III antitank guided missile (ATGM). This has been developed in-house and follows on from the MILAN-2T (still in production) and Konkurs, which BDL refers to as the Amogha-I and -II.

The man-portable Amogha-III is therefore BDL’s third-generation missile, employing fire-and-forget capabilities for the first time. Amogha-III is still in development, but a BDL spokesperson said initial phases of testing had been

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Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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