The Missile is developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the Indian Air Force (IAF).
21 October 2020 Current Affairs:India has test-fired Stand-off Anti-tank (SANT) missile successfully from a roof-top launcher at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) off Odisha Coast on October 19, 2020. The Missile is developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the Indian Air Force (IAF) and it has both Lock-on After Launch and Lock-on Before Launch facility. SANT missile: ♦ Stand-off Anti-tank (SANT) missile is a surface-to-air missile. ♦ SANT missile is a developed version of the Helicopter Launched Nag (HeliNa) missile, instrumented with an advanced node-mounted seeker. ♦ Stand-off Anti-tank (SANT) missile has a range of 12 Kilometers. ♦ SANT missile becomes the twelfth missile test by India in last 45 days. ♦ SANT missile tested on the following day of the BrahMos missile test. ♦ The other missiles tested in the last 45 days include Shaurya, Prithvi-II, BrahMos, Anti-Tank Guided Missile, Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo, Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle, New Generation Anti-Radiation Missile and Nirbhay subsonic cruise missile.