India successfully tests anti-tank guided missile, guided bombs

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Read: 569     18:44     20 August 2018    

India has successfully flight tested its indigenously developed helicopter launched anti-tank guided missile and guided bombs -- smart anti-airfield weapons (SAAW) in western state of Rajasthan, officials said Monday.


According to Xinhua news agency, the test was carried out at Pokhran of Jaisalmer district about 452km west of Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan.

"Indigenously developed helicopter launched anti-tank guided missile, 'HELINA' has been successfully flight tested from army helicopter in the ranges of Pokhran yesterday," a defence ministry spokesman said.

"The weapon system has been tested for its full range."

According to officials, the weapon system released smoothly from the launch platform, tracked the target all through its course before hitting it with high precision.

Senior officials from India's Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) and the army participated and witnessed the flight tests.

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India successfully tests anti-tank guided missile, guided bombs

2018/08/1534756009.jpg
Read: 570     18:44     20 August 2018    

India has successfully flight tested its indigenously developed helicopter launched anti-tank guided missile and guided bombs -- smart anti-airfield weapons (SAAW) in western state of Rajasthan, officials said Monday.


According to Xinhua news agency, the test was carried out at Pokhran of Jaisalmer district about 452km west of Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan.

"Indigenously developed helicopter launched anti-tank guided missile, 'HELINA' has been successfully flight tested from army helicopter in the ranges of Pokhran yesterday," a defence ministry spokesman said.

"The weapon system has been tested for its full range."

According to officials, the weapon system released smoothly from the launch platform, tracked the target all through its course before hitting it with high precision.

Senior officials from India's Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) and the army participated and witnessed the flight tests.

Bernama



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