India successfully test-fired the Stand-off Anti-tank(SANT) Missile off the coast of Odisha

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News: India has successfully flight tested an indigenously developed Stand-off Anti-tank(SANT) missile from a ground-based platform off Odisha coast.

 

Facts:

  • SANT Missile: It is an air-to-surface missile developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) for the Indian Air Force.
  • Range: The missile can destroy targets 15 km to 20 km away.
  • Upgraded Version: The missile is an upgraded version of the Helicopter Launched Nag (HeliNa) missile which has a range of around 7 to 8km.