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Anti Tank Guided Missiles

Anti Tank Guided Missiles : Government signs contract to get MILAN -2T

Anti Tank Guided Missiles
MILAN 2T ( Photo credit : Wikipedia )
  • The Indian Government had signed a contract with Bharat Dynamics for the supply of 4,960 MILAN -2T Anti Tank Guided Missiles.
  • The procurement of missile is expected to provide a major boost to the firepower of the Indian Army.
  • The project is a huge opportunity for the industry to show case in capability in advancing the goal of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’.
  • The induction is planned to be completed in 3 years.

MILAN 2T : key highlights

  • The MILAN -2T Anti Tank Guided missiles are a man portable ( Infantry ) second generation ATGM, which are capable of destroying battle tank filled with explosive reactive armour, moving and stationary tagets.
  • These missiles can be fired from rhe ground as well as from vehicle based launcher.
  • The missiles having the range 1,850 metres.
  • The MILAN 2T is produces by BDL under license from a defense firm from France.

About MILAN

  • MILAN is western European Anti Tank Guided Missile
  • Design of MILAN started in 1962
  • Ready for trails in 1971
  • Excepted in service in 1972
  • Defense Minister of India : Nirmala Sitharaman

Reference : https://www.jagranjosh.com/current-affairs/defence-ministry-signs-contract-with-bharat-dynamics-to-get-4960-milan2t-antitank-guided-missiles-1616140459-1

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