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Indian Army places order for UAV Launched Precision Guided Munition (ULPGM) under Limited Series Production

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Indian Army places order for UAV Launched Precision Guided Munition (ULPGM) under Limited Series Production
UAV Launched Precision Guided Munition (ULPGM)

Indian Army places order for UAV Launched Precision Guided Munition (ULPGM) under Limited Series Production

Adani defence is slowly and steadily making its mark into Defense manufacturing. The Company has announced an investment of more than Rs1,500 crore to build South Asia’s largest integrated ammunition complex in Kanpur (in the Uttar Pradesh defence industrial corridor). The complex will manufacture full ranges of ammunition which includes: 200 million rounds of small caliber ammunition, 10 million rounds of medium caliber ammunition and 1 lakh rounds for 155 mm large caliber ammunition, catering to the Indian and global markets. Adani Defence is the first private sector company to have set up an end-to-end development and manufacturing ecosystem of small arms, including assault rifles, light machine guns, sniper rifles, carbines and pistols. It is the only Indian private sector company supplying small arms to security forces.

The firm is also working with DRDO in productionizing missiles and precision systems. The firm is working on long range guided bombs, anti-radiation missiles and the highly lethal sea skimming anti- ship missiles.

ULPGM (UAV Launched Precision Guided Munition)

The firm is also working with DRDO on UAV launched precision guided missile system. From concept-to-series production was completed in a record 19 months. The Indian Army placed a limited series production order on Adani Defence for the delivery of these systems. This missile is going to be game changer for Indian army due to their small size and ability to be launched even from a quadcopter. The missile will also be jamming proof. Now, lets try to understand in more detail about the ULPGM.

The interesting part of ULPGM is that it’s a derivative of Helina ATGM. The ULPGM is a 3rd generation fire and forget Anti-tank guided missile. It is capable of defeating soft ski targets, vehicles, bunkers, tanks, windows & fast-moving targets. It has length of 890mm and mass of 8.5kgs which makes it suitable for launching from UAVs. The missile has a range of 4km and can be operated in temperature ranging from -20 to 65 degree Celsius. It carries a warhead of 2 kg. The warhead type can of 3 which includes PF(Antipersonnel), PCB (which can penetrate 6 inch concrete) & Anti-Armour. It is a fire and forget missile which makes use of passive homing Day/night Imaging InfraRed Seeker. It has accuracy of 10cm. The missile can be released from UAV at an altitude of 750m to 2km. The missile is propelled by a solid rocket smokeless motor. The missile is integrated with S Band 2-way data link. Indian Army places order for UAV Launched Precision Guided Munition Indian Army places order for UAV Launched Precision Guided Munition Indian Army places order for UAV Launched Precision Guided Munition Indian Army places order for UAV Launched Precision Guided Munition IgMp

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