Dhruvastra Missile – UPSC Prelims

  • Dhruvastra: It is a helicopter variant of the HELINA(Helicopter based NAG) Weapon System being inducted into the Indian Air Force(IAF).
  • HELINA is a third generation fire and forget class anti-tank guided missile(ATGM) system mounted on the Advanced Light Helicopter(ALH).
  • Purpose: The Dhruvastra missile can be fired to target enemy battle tanks, armoured vehicles and bunkers.
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