India test-fires anti-tank guided missile

02:04 PM | 14 Jun, 2017
India test-fires anti-tank guided missile
NEW DELHI - India carried out a successful test of its anti-tank guided missile named Nag, Defense Ministry officials announced on Wednesday.

The missile, prepared by India's Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), was launched from desert ranges of western state of Rajasthan on Tuesday.

"The fire and forget 3rd generation ATGM Nag is incorporated with many advanced technologies including the imaging infrared radar (IIR) seeker with integrated avionics, a capability which is possessed by few nations in the world," the officials added.

"The successful flight test of 3rd generation ATGM Nag further strengthens the country's defence capabilities," G Satheesh Reddy, director general of Missiles and Strategic Systems in the DRDO said.