In the encouragement for the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Government campaign, the helicopter launched a missile or Helina guided by anti-tank NAG ready for induction to the armed forces with infrared missiles that attacked 100 percent success in test trials in the Pokhran range in Rajasthan
According to the letter south source, solid anti-tank weapons with more than seven kilometers in the last five days. It reaches five targets from five times in the range and is now ready for induction of things Rudra and light battle helicopters. The final test was carried out on Friday morning.
Helina’s missile is a third-generation anti-tank weapon with infrared seekers,
features fire-and-forgetting. This is proportional to the HJ-8 or Hongjian-8 system guided by wire with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and Laser Guided Barq developed by Pakistan.
While Apache Longbow Helicopter India is equipped with a hellfire missile with a distance of more than 10 kilometers, Helina is an Indian answer to a helicopter that launches anti-armor missiles. The importance of helicopters launched missiles has assumed significance after the Islands with the People’s Liberation Force (PLA) in East Ladakh with China mobilized a large number of armor and rockets in the battle theater. Helina provides an option to lower the enemy tanks out of its reach by using fire mode and forgetting.
The Helina system has the ability of the day and night all the weather and can take enemy tanks with conventional and explosive armor. Missiles can involve targets both in direct hit mode and upper attack mode. The IAF version of this missile is called Dhruvastra.