July 20 :India will undertake the climax trials of its indigenous third generation anti-tank missile ‘Nag’ next week. Agency reports say that the ‘fire and forget’ anti-tank missile would undergo its final baptism trials for two days next week in the Pokhran desert, almost 22 years after it was first conceived. The DRDO, claims that the missile can defeat any futuristic battle tank over a range of four kms.
Nag, is the last of the five missile systems successfully developed by the DRDO . The Surface-to-Surface Prithvi and Agni series of missiles as well as Surface-to-Air Akash are in the process of induction. DRDO says, development trials of Trishul multi-mission missile are also over.