With tensions escalating with China, India completes final trial of Nag anti-tank missile


New Delhi, Oct 22: The final trial of the Nag anti-tank missile using a live warhead was completely successfully by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) at 6.45 am today. It would now be inducted in the Indian Army. 

The Nag anti-tank missile is now ready for induction as it has completed 10 successful user trials with the weapon finding and also hitting the target. This would mean that the Indian Army will not have to import this weapon from Isreal of the United States for a range of four kilometres. India had to buy 200 pieces of Spike anti tank missiles from Israel as emergency purchases. The Spikes were purchased from Israel following the Galwan Valley clash on June 15. 

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Author: Vicky Nanjappa

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