NAG Missile

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Final user trial of 3rd generation Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) NAG was carried out from Pokhran range. The missile was integrated with the actual warhead and a tank target was kept at designated range.

 

Details 

  • ATGM NAG has been developed by DRDO to engage highly fortified enemy tanks in day and night conditions. The missile has “Fire & Forget” “Top Attack” capabilities with passive homing guidance to defeat all main battle tanks (MBTs) equipped with composite and reactive armour.
  • The NAG missile carrier NAMICA is a BMP II based system with amphibious capability. With this final user trial, NAG will enter into production phase.
  • The missile will be produced by Defence PSU Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), whereas Ordnance Factory Medak will produce the NAMICA.
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