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Stand-Off Anti-Tank Missile (SANT)

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    20th Oct, 2020
  • India successfully test fired the Stand-Off Anti-Tank Missile called SANT.
  • It was developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization for the Indian Air Force.
  • The missile was test fired at the Chandipur test range.
  • The missile has both lock-on before launch and lock-on after launch capabilities.
  • SANT missile is a variant of Nag missile.
  • The other variants of Nag missile are Helina (or Dhruvastra) and MP-ATGM.
  • SANT is an upgraded version of HELINA.
  • It was successfully tested in Pokhran in November 2018.
  • This upgraded version of the Nag Missile has a nose-mounted active radar homing seeker with an extended range of 15 to 20 km.

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