India, on Wednesday, successfully carried out the final trial of the Nag anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) with a warhead. This test was carried out today at 6:45 am at the Pokhran field firing ranges in Rajasthan.
Watch the video of final user trial of NAG anti-tank guided missile (ATGM):
The Nag Anti-Tank Guided Missile has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). This is the successful system test of the 12th missile of DRDO in the last one and a half month. In the past, DRDO Chief G. Satish Reddy had also expressed further intentions in this regard. He said in a statement that DRDO is engaged in preparing indigenous missiles. Soon India will be made self-sufficient in the missile sector.
The Nag Anti-tank Guided Missile has 4 km range with home-developed infrared seeker and avionics and it can be launched from both- land as well as air-based platforms. The Infrared seeker gives the missile day as well as night operation capabilities against low-visibility targets.