STAND-OFF ANTI-TANK (SANT) MISSILE

 

India successfully test-fired the Stand-off Anti-tank (SANT) Missile off the coast of Odisha.


 The SANT missile is being developed by the DRDO’s research centre, Imarat, in collaboration with the Indian Air
Force.

 It will have both Lock-on After Launch and Lock-on Before Launch capability.

 It is, reportedly, an upgrade on India’s Helina missile believed to have a range of 7 to 8km.

 The new missile is said to have a range of between 15 and 20km and comes equipped with a nose-mounted
active radar seeker, enabling the launch platform to be located at a safe distance from the target area.

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