The indigenously developed laser-guided version of the Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) was
successfully test fired by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on two separate
ATGMs are missile systems that can strike and neutralise armoured vehicles such as tanks.
While Indian Army mainly uses various imported anti-tank guided missiles, the DRDO has been working on
ATGMs that can be launched from different platforms as part of the Integrated Guided Missile Development
The indigenously developed low weight, fire and forget Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) was
successfully in September last year.
In February 2018, ATGM Nag was successfully tested in desert conditions. All these systems, which are mainly
used by infantry units of the Army, are in their various stages of development.
In the meantime, the government said in December 2019 that it has procured Anti-Tank Spike Missiles from Israel
along with the allied systems to meet operational requirements of the Indian Army.