DRDO Conducts Successful Test Firing of Man Portable Anti Tank Guided Missile

MPATGM

DRDO Conducts Successful Test Firing of Man Portable Anti Tank Guided Missile

  • The indigenously developed, low weight, fire and forget ‘Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile’ (MPATGM) was successfully test fired by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on March 14, 2019 in the ranges of Rajasthan desert.

  • This was the second successful testing of the missile. The first test was conducted on March 13, 2019.

  • The third-generation ATGM, having fire and forget capability has been incorporated with advanced features including state-of-the-art Imaging Infrared Radar (IIR) Seeker.

  • It was developed by Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL), Hyderabad with support from other DRDO laboratories.