‘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