After Twin Success of Pinaka, India Test Fires Indigenously-developed MPATGM

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NEW DELHI. Days after the twin success of test firing of Pinaka weapon system of India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), it was time for indigenouly-developed missile system Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM).

In a major boost for Indian Army, Defence Research and Development Organisation successfully test fired indigenously developed, low weight, fire and forget Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) for the second time in the ranges of Rajasthan desert on March 14.

MPATGM is incorporated with advanced features including state-of-the-art Imaging Infrared Radar (IIR) Seeker with integrated avionics.

The first test was conducted on March 13. In both the missions, the missiles hit the designated targets precisely at different ranges. All the mission objectives have been met.

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