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Helina Anti-tank missile completes all trials

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 20, Sep 2021
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  • The helicopter-launched Nag Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM), Helina, being developed indigenously by DRDO, has completed all trials
  • Helina is a third-generation fire and forget class ATGM mounted on an indigenous Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH)
  • It has a minimum range of 500 metres and a maximum range of 7 kilometres.
  • The system has all weather day and night capability and can defeat battle tanks with conventional armour as well as explosive reactive armour.
  • The HELINA missile can engage targets both in direct hit mode as well as top attack mode.
  • HELINA Weapon Systems is being inducted into the Indian Army (IA).
  • A variant of HELINA Weapon System called DHRUVASTRA is being inducted into the Indian Air Force (IAF).