India conducts successful flight-test of anti-tank guided missile ‘Helina’ in Pokhran
A team of scientists from Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Indian Army and Indian Air Force (IAF) jointly conducted the successful flight-test of the indigenously developed helicopterlaunched Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’ on April 11, 2022 at high-altitude ranges.
The flight trials were conducted from an Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH), and the missile was fired successfully, engaging a simulated tank target in the Pokhran desert ranges.
HELINA is one of the most advanced anti-tank weapons in the world.
The missile has a maximum range of 7 kilometers. It has been developed by Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL), Hyderabad.