Indigenously developed Helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’ was on August 19, 2018 successfully flight tested from Army Helicopter in the ranges of Pokhran. The test was conducted by the DRDO and the Indian Army.
The missile was tested for the full range of its weapon system. During the test, the ‘HELINA’ weapon system released smoothly from the launch platform and was successful in tracking the target all through its course and hit the target with high precision.
All the parameters were monitored by the telemetry stations, tracking systems and the Helicopters.
About Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’
Flight test of guided bombs - Smart Anti-Airfield Weapons
Apart from conducting the flight test of HELINA Missile, the DRDO, along with Indian Air Force (IAF) and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), conducted the flight test of indigenously designed and developed guided bombs ‘Smart Anti Airfield Weapon’ (SAAW).
The SAAW guided bombs were successfully flight tested from IAF aircraft at Chandan range in Rajasthan. The weapon system was integrated with live warhead and destroyed the targets with high precision.
SAAW is capable of destroying variety of ground targets using precision navigation. The weapon has undergone eight developmental trials till date and performance of system for different ranges under multiple launch conditions has been demonstrated.
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