Military Capabilities

India declares locally developed Nag ATGW system ‘ready for induction’

01 March 2018

The Indian government’s Press Information Bureau (PIB) has announced that the Nag (Snake) anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) system is ready to enter service with the country’s military.

The announcement was made on 28 February shortly after two of the system’s third-generation fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs), which were developed by state-owned Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), were “flight-tested in desert conditions against two tank targets at different ranges and timings”.

“Today’s flight tests have once again proved its [the Nag’s] capability. With this, the developmental trials of the missile have been completed and it is now ready for induction,” said the PIB.

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