Integrated Guided Missile Development Program on: Official

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Bangalore, Jan 25 (UNI) The country's Integrated Guided Missile Development Program (IGMDP), intended to develop a comprehensive range of missiles including Agni, Prithvi, Trishul and Nag, has not been shelved, but is continuing, a DRDO official clarified today.

Speaking to newspersons here, Dr V K Saraswat, Director and Chief Controller, R and D Missiles and Strategic Systems, said the ''IGMDP program is on and it is not shelved. It is being pursued as vigorously as before''.

The IGMDP program was for the development of a comprehensive range of missiles, including the intermediate range Agni missile (Surface to Surface) and short range missiles such as the Prithvi ballistic missile (Surface to Surface), Akash missile (Surface to Air), Trishul missile (Surface to Air) and Nag Missile (Anti-Tank).

Most of these missiles were in various stages of development and deployment for military use, he said.

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