Kautilya Academy 24-09-2020
DRDO has successfully test fired an indigenously developed laser-guided anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) at the firing range in Maharashtra.
ATMs are the guided missiles designed to destroy the heavily armored vehicles and tanks. These missiles use various guiding programmes including the laser-guided missiles, wire-guided missiles, etc. ATMs have various sizes,
DRDO ATM, AMOGHA, JASMINE, Spike ATGMs, NAG are some of the 1st generation Anti- Tank Missiles that have been launched by DRDO.
The Arjun is a 3rd generation battle tank that has been developed by India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for its use in the Indian Army. It has been named after Arjun, the archer prince from the EPIC Mahabharata. It entered into service of the Indian Army in 2004.