DRDO successfully test-fires anti-tank Nag missile

The Nag missile is a third generation “fire and forget” anti-tank missile.

Created On: Jun 15, 2017 12:15 ISTModified On: Jun 15, 2017 12:18 IST

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on 13 June 2017 successfully test fired anti-tank ‘Nag’ missile in Rajasthan.

The anti-tank Nag missile is one among the five missile systems developed by DRDO under the integrated guided missile development programme (IGMDP). The four other missiles developed under this programme are Agni, Akash, Trishul and Prithvi.  

 

DRDO successfully test-fires anti-tank Nag missile

About Nag Missile
The Nag missile is a third generation “fire and forget” anti-tank missile.

It is equipped with highly advanced Imaging Infrared Radar (IRR) seeker and has integrated avionics technology in its arsenal.

It possesses advanced passive homing guidance system and has been designed mainly to destroy modern main battle tanks and other heavily armoured targets.  

It can be launched from both land and air-based platforms.

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Its helicopter launched version is known as Helicopter-Launched NAG (HELINA) that can be fired from Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) and HAL Rudra attack helicopter.

The land-based version of the missile is at present available for integration on the Nag missile carrier (NAMICA).

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