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12:45 PM, June 14, 2017
India Tests 'Nag' Anti-Tank Guided Missile
India Tests 'Nag' Anti-Tank Guided Missile

India has flight tested Fire and Forget  Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) ‘Nag’ Tuesday in the desert ranges of Rajasthan.

The ATGM Nag is incorporated with many advanced technologies including the Imaging Infrared Radar (IIR) Seeker with integrated avionics, a capability which is possessed by few nations in the world.

The capabilities of the top attack ATGM Nag is different in nature and in today’s mission it destroyed the target, the ministry of defense announced Tuesday.

The test has been carried out by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Scientists of the Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Missile Complex at Hyderabad, DL Jodhpur, HEMRL and ARDE at Pune.

Also the ground systems were developed by the Ordnance Factory, BEL and L&T.

SA to RM & Director General (Missiles and Strategic Systems) Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy said that the flight test of 3rd generation ATGM Nag further strengthens the country’s defence capabilities.

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