Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight-tested Man Portable Antitank Guided Missile (MPATGM).
- This move gave a major boost to Aatma Nirbhar Bharat and strengthen the Indian Army.
- It is an indigenously developed low weight, fire and forget missile.
- The missile was launched from a man portable launcher integrated with thermal site and the target was mimicking a tank.
- The missile hit the target in direct attack mode and destroyed it with precision.
- The missile is incorporated with state-of-the-art Miniaturized Infrared Imaging Seeker along with advanced avionics.