DefExpo 2020: Bharat Dynamics to display Amogha-3 new antitank missile


India's Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) will display its new third-generation anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) for the first time at DefExpo-2020 exhibition in Lucknow.


DefExpo 2020 Bharat Dynamics to display Amogha 3 new antitank gun missile
Bharat Dynamics has developed three generations of ATGMs (Picture source: DRDO)


"Bharat Dynamics Limited, one of India's manufacturers of ammunitions and missile systems, will be showcasing, for the first time, its in-house developed 3rd-Generation Fire and Forget ATGM at DefExpo2020 in Lucknow," read a tweet posted on the official DefExpo-2020 Twitter account.

According to idrw.org, the ATGM will be named Amogha-3, developed from BDL's older Amogha-1 (2.8km range, wire-guided technology) and Amogha-2 (wireless ATGM with RF guidance) missiles. The third-generation missile will reportedly be equipped with an active imaging infra-red seeker to supplement a Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) system built by state-run DRDO. Using TVC for extreme maneuverability, Amogha-3 uses a dual thrust propulsion


 

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