Helina 'Anti-tank Missile' successfully Flight Tested in Odisha

Published on February 10, 2019
The Helicopter-launched anti-tank missile Helina was successfully test fired from the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur in Balasore district of Odisha.
Helina 'Anti-tank Missile' successfully Flight Tested in Odisha

Salient features of Helina-Anti Tank Missile:

  • Helina is a indigenously designed and built missile system.
  • Helina is the air-launched variant of the Nag, a fire-and-forget ATGM with an estimated range of 4 kilometers.
  • Helina's range is estimated at between 7 to 8 kilometres.
  • Helina is guided by an infrared imaging seeker (IIR) operating in the lock-on before-launch mode and helps in further strengthening the defence capabilities of the country.
  • The infrared imaging seeker (IIR) technology is also indigenously developed and has been demonstrated in the NAG anti-tank guided missile system.
  • Helina is launched from twin-tube stub wing-mounted launchers on board Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's (HAL) Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) and Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH).

One must know:

  • Helina is one of the most advanced anti-tank weapons in the world.
  • The production and induction of the Helina missiles are likely to happen in 2019.

Question:

Q. Which Helicopter-launched anti-tank missile was successfully test fired from the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur in Balasore district of Odisha?
a. Fury
b. Helina
c. Agni
d. Prahaar

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