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DRDO successfully test fires MPATGM

19th March 2019 - 06:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully test fired the Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) for the second time in the ranges of the Rajasthan desert on 14 March.

According to the Indian MoD, all the mission objectives were met during the tests, with the missiles hitting their designated targets precisely at different ranges.

The MPATGM features an advanced imaging IR radar seeker with integrated avionics. It uses a detachable command launch unit and it weighs around 14.5kg. The missile’s range is between 200m and 2.5km, and it can also conduct soft launches from enclosed spaces.

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