Indigenous anti-tank missile test-fired

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Mains Paper 3: Science & Technology | Indigenization of technology & developing new technology

From UPSC perspective, the following things are important:

Prelims level: MPATGM

Mains level: Enhancing Army’s weapons arsenal.


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Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM)

  1. The MPATGM is a third-generation anti-tank guided missile (ATGM), which has been under development by DRDO in partnership with Indian defense contractor VEM Technologies Ltd. since 2015.
  2. Fitted with a high-explosive anti-tank (HEAT) warhead, the MPATGM reportedly boasts a top attack capability and has a maximum engagement range of about 2.5 kilometers.
  3. An indigenously developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) was successfully flight tested for the second time from Ahmednagar test range.
  4. It has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
  5. This low-weight MPATGM will complement the Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missile to be procured from Israel.
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