DRDO test fires MPATGM weapon system in Rajasthan

NEW DELHI: In a major boost for Army, Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) on Thursday 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.

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 Wednesday.

In both the missions, the missiles hit the designated targets precisely at different ranges. All the mission objectives have been met, the Defence Ministry said. (AGENCIES)