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‘HELINA’ successfully flight tested

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  • April 12, 2022
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‘HELINA’ successfully flight tested

Part of: GS-Prelims 

Context: Indigenously developed helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’ was successfully flight tested at high-altitude ranges as part of user validation trials. 

  • Jointly conducted by the teams of scientists from Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Indian Army and Indian Air Force (IAF).
  • The missile is guided by an Imaging Infra-Red (IIR) Seeker operating in the Lock on Before Launch mode. 
  • It is one of the most advanced anti-tank weapons in the world.

News Source: PIB

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