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BrahMos Tested Successfully in India for First Time

BrahMos has been successfully tested for the first time from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter of the Indian Air Force (IAF) at Bay of Bengal
BrahMos Tested Successfully in India for First Time
  • BrahMos  is the world's fastest supersonic cruise missile
  • The missile is expected to have a range close to 300 km.
  • It is now capable of being launched from land, sea and air, completing the tactical cruise missile triad for India
  • The missile weighings 2.5 tonnes.
  • It is the heaviest weapon to be deployed on India's Su-30 fighter aircraft modified to carry weapons.
  • BrahMos is named after the rivers Moscow and Brahmaputra
  • It is world's only supersonic cruise missile which was built as an India-Russia collaboration.
  • It is developed by joint-venture between Russia’s Mashinostroyenia and India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
  • It operates on ‘fire and forget principal’ and is capable of being launched from land, sea, sub-sea and air against sea and land targets..
BrahMos Tested Successfully in India for First Time BrahMos Tested Successfully in India for First Time Reviewed by insiya yadav on November 23, 2017 Rating: 5

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