Bharat Heavy Dynamics Test Fires Indigenous Anti-tank Missile

BDL officially announced the successful test-firing of anti-tank guided missile called Amogha-1.

Published: 15th September 2015 08:22 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th September 2015 08:22 PM   |  A+A-


HYDERABAD: Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) officially announced here today that it had successfully test-fired an indigenously developed second generation, 2.8 km range, anti-tank guided missile called Amogha-1.

According to a press release issued by the defence public sector unit, the test firing was carried out on September 10 at Babina Army Range in Madhya Pradesh.

"This is the first ever design and developmental effort in respect of missiles by BDL, Hyderabad. Amogha-I missiles will be offered to the army after due qualification and validation trials," the release said.

Two missiles were fired and both hit targets placed at 2.6 km as well as 2.8 km respectively. Both flights were without any deviation for its designed path profile and all design parameters were met, the release said.

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