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Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Production of the anti-tank missile Nag to go for full-scale production

Production of the anti-tank missile Nag, a fire and forget missile developed to hit and destroy stationery or moving battle tanks will begin next year.

Defense advisor to Raksha Mantri, G Satheesh Reddy told TOI that while the other missiles planned as part of the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) had become a reality, in so far as Nag was concerned there had been some limitations related to technology. Those have now become overcome. The Nag missile will be go for production next year, Satheesh Reddy said.

The other missiles Prithvi, Dhanush, the five versions of Agni, Akash and Astra as part of the IGMDP have already been developed.

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