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Nag anti-tank missile tested from helicopter

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DRDO developed Nag anti-tank guided missile was successfully tested from a helicopter platform.

Test: During the test, three-round trial of helicopter-launched Nag (HeliNa) missile were conducted at a Chandhan firing range in Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. The two of the trials successfully had hit the target while one had reportedly missed the target. Facts about Nag anti-tank guided missile indigenously developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP). HeliNa is a helicopter-launched version of Nag missile.

 Operational range: 500m to 4km (Land version), 7-10km (Air-launched).

Guidance system: Incorporated with advance Active Imaging infra-red (IIR) seeker. Earlier successful trials of this third generation missile were conducted from the Pokhran firing range and Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur. Once inducted into the Armed Forces, it will be integrated with the weaponised version of the Dhruv, an advanced light helicopter (ALH).