Astra MkII - 160km (desi Derby ER) is coming soon.....
The DRDO expects to complete the extension of range by May 2022. Astra is an indigenous beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile.theprint.in
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Any official figures for range yet?
Press release didn't mention anything. Its not an issue anyway. It's for point defence role for navy. What it needs is high maneuverability in shortest reaction time.Any official figures for range yet?
So.......where is made in India ATGM?MoD signs contract with BDL to supply 4,960 Anti-Tank Guided Missiles to Indian Army
Posted On: 19 MAR 2021 12:04PM by PIB Delhi
Acquisition Wing of Ministry of Defence (MoD) signed a contract with Defence Public Sector Undertaking (DPSU) Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) for supply of 4,960 MILAN-2T Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGMs) to Indian Army at a cost of Rs 1,188 crore, in New Delhi on March 19, 2021. This will further boost the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Government. It is a ‘Repeat Order’ of contract, which was signed with BDL on March 08, 2016.
The Milan-2T is a Tandem Warhead ATGM with the range of 1,850 metres, produced by BDL under license from MBDA Missile Systems, France. These missiles can be fired from ground as well as vehicle-based launchers and can be deployed in Anti-Tank Role for both offensive & defensive tasks. Induction of these missiles will further enhance the operational preparedness of the Armed Forces. Induction is planned to be completed in three years.
This project is a big opportunity for the defence industry to showcase its capability and will be a step in the direction of achieving the goal of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ in the defence sector.
Under development. This could be the last Milan order for BDL.So.......where is made in India ATGM?