Air-Launched Weapons

DRDO completes development trials of Nag ATGM

11 September 2017

India's state-owned Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) announced on 9 September the completion of development trials of the Nag (Snake) anti-tank guided missile (ATGM), shortly after conducting further successful flight tests of the weapon.

The third-generation fire-and-forget ATGM was flight-tested twice on 8 September in the desert ranges of the northern Indian state of Rajasthan, said the DRDO in a statement carried by the Indian government's Press Information Bureau (PIB).

The weapon, which is equipped with advanced technologies, including an imaging infrared (IIR) seeker, hit the targets “under different ranges and conditions with very high accuracy, as desired by the armed forces”, said the PIB.

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