According to a report by PTI, a domestically developed laser-guided anti-tank missile was successfully tested. This is the second successful test of the missile, which has a range of 5 km. The anti-tank guided missile was launched on October 20, 2020 by the KK Ranges main battle tank, the ATGM was uses a tandem heat-seeking warhead to defeat protected armored vehicles.
The ATGM can be launched from multiple platforms and is currently undergoing technical evaluation trials with a 120mm launcher.
This laser-guided missile was developed by the Research and Development Corporation (ARDE) in cooperation with the High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL).
ATGM is a long, cylindrical lightweight missile equipped with four fins around its center and is fitted with a high-explosive anti-tank warhead. The missile is about 1,300 mm long and about 120 mm in diameter with an aluminum and carbon fiber launch tube and a foldable tripod. The ATGM missile is equipped with integrated infrared sensor and avionics.