L-UMTAS is Ready for Operation

Date: Issue 63 - September 2015

Long Range Anti-tank Missile System known as “UMTAS” has been designed to fulfil the heavy armour penetration requirements of attack helicopters against modern tanks. The system is capable of operating in all weather and day/night conditions with “Fire and Forget” and “Fire and Update” modes with  a maximum range of 8 km. UMTAS with the flexibility provided by its Lock-On-Before Launch, Lock-On-After-Launch, Lock-On-Update capabilities, offers extensive firing capabilities to targets behind the mask position with adjustable hit point and enabling damage assessment. 

UMTAS comes in two versions, primary version is equipped with Laser Seeker and the follow-up version will home an Imaging Infra-Red (IIR) Seeker. Both are equipped with state of the art technologies making it effective against all armoured threats of the modern battlefield. The design and development phases of the Laser version L-UMTAS have been completed. Previously, L-UMTAS has demonstrated its capability from T – 129 Atak helicopter against land targets and most recently L-UMTAS has been fired from SH-60 to sea target and successfully hit.