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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
13-August-2012 15:44 IST
Missile Development Programme

Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) was started in 1983 and completed in March 2012. IGMDP was sanctioned to develop Prithvi, Trishul, Akash, Nag and a Technology Demonstrator Agni Missile.

Achieved targets are:-

Prithvi series of missile has been inducted.

Akash missile is under production and induction.

Nag with re-configured Nag Missile Carrier (NAMICA) cross country trial has been undertaken.

Trishul missile system has been completed as "Technology Demonstrator" due to delay in development of state-of-the-art technology and change in requirement of Armed Forces.

Agni re-entry "Technology Demonstrator" project has been completed successfully and technology is used for Agni series of missile.

This information was given by Minister of Defence Shri AK Antony in a written reply to Shri WakchaureBhausahebRajaram in Lok Sabha today.